A Hidden Life (Une vie cachée)

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Ambitious and visually absorbing, A Hidden Life may prove inscrutable to non-devotees -- but for viewers on Malick's wavelength, it should only further confirm his genius.



Total Count: 42

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Based on real events, A HIDDEN LIFE is the story of an unsung hero, Franz Jägerstätter, who refused to fight for the Nazis in World War II. When the Austrian peasant farmer is faced with the threat of execution for treason, it is his unwavering faith and his love for his wife Fanni and children that keeps his spirit alive.


August Diehl
as Franz Jägerstätter
Valerie Pachner
as Franziska Jägerstätter
Michael Nyqvist
as Bishop Joseph Fliessen
Jürgen Prochnow
as Major Schlegel
Bruno Ganz
as Judge Lueben
Alexander Fehling
as Fredrich Feldmann
Ulrich Matthes
as Lorenz Schwaninger
Tobias Moretti
as Vicar Ferdinand Fürthauer
Martin Wuttke
as Major Kiel
Johan Leysen
as Ohlendorf
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