Munich – The Edge of War

U.K./Germany, 130m, DCP

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Screened January 7–20, 2022

Based on the novel by Robert Harris, Munich – The Edge of War is set in fall 1938 when Europe stands on the brink of war. Adolf Hitler is preparing to invade Czechoslovakia and Neville Chamberlain’s (Jeremy Irons) government desperately seeks a peaceful solution. With the pressure building, Hugh Legat (George MacKay), British civil servant, and Paul von Hartmann (Jannis Niewöhner), German diplomat, travel to Munich for the emergency Conference. As negotiations begin, the two old friends find themselves at the centre of a web of political subterfuge. A Netflix release

A film by Christian Schwochow

Gripping… The film’s stern, businesslike demeanor and rich period detail lend it a ring of truth.”

Guy Lodge, Variety