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THE EXCEPTION – Trailer

Tuesday, April 25th, 2017

Here is the trailer from the upcoming film “THE EXCEPTION” The film is directed by David Leveaux, starring Christopher Plummer, Lily James, Jai Courtney, Janet McTeer, Eddie Marsan.

From A24 and Direct TV comes THE EXCEPTION, available exclusively on Direct TV on April 27, 2017 and in select cities June 2, 2017

A riveting World War II thriller that is filled with espionage and romance in equal measure, The Exception follows German soldier Stefan Brandt (Jai Courtney) as he goes on a mission to investigate exiled German Monarch Kaiser Wilhelm II (Christopher Plummer). The Kaiser lives in a secluded mansion in The Netherlands, and as Germany is taking over Holland, the country’s authorities are concerned that Dutch spies may be watching the Kaiser. As Brandt begins to infiltrate the Kaiser’s life in search of clues, he finds himself drawn into an unexpected and passionate romance with Mieke (Lily James), one of the Kaiser’s maids whom Brandt soon discovers is secretly Jewish.

When Heinrich Himmler (Eddie Marsan), Head of the SS, decides to come for an unexpected visit with a large platoon of Nazis in tow, the stage is set for a breathtaking showdown, as secrets are revealed, allegiances are tested, and Brandt is forced to make the ultimate choice between honoring his country and following his heart.