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Summary Based on the arresting true story of the Executioner of Emsland, The Captain follows a German army deserter, Willi Herold (Max Hubacher), after he finds an abandoned Nazi captain’s uniform in the final weeks of World War II. Emboldened by the authority the uniform grants him, he amasses a band of stragglers who cede to his command despit...

The Captain

Metascore Generally Favorable Based on 17 Critic Reviews
67
User Score Generally Favorable Based on 23 User Ratings
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Summary Based on the arresting true story of the Executioner of Emsland, The Captain follows a German army deserter, Willi Herold (Max Hubacher), after he finds an abandoned Nazi captain’s uniform in the final weeks of World War II. Emboldened by the authority the uniform grants him, he amasses a band of stragglers who cede to his command despit...

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Generally Favorable Based on 17 Critic Reviews
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71% Positive
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29% Mixed
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Generally Favorable Based on 23 User Ratings
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Generally Favorable Based on 23 User Ratings
7.7
78% Positive
18 Ratings
22% Mixed
5 Ratings
0% Negative
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Production Company Filmgalerie 451, Alfama Films, Opus Film, Hands-on Producers, Eurimages, Polski Instytut Sztuki Filmowej, Worst Case Entertainment
Release Date Jul 27, 2018
Duration 1 h 58 m
Tagline Follow the Leader
CinEuphoria Awards
• 10 Wins & 22 Nominations
German Film Awards
• 1 Win & 5 Nominations
Les Arcs European Film Festival
• 3 Wins & 4 Nominations