August Diehl in a still from A Hidden Life (category to be confirmed), directed by Terrence Malick. Valerie Pachner and Michael Nyqvist co-star.

Cannes 2019: A Hidden Life film review – Terrence Malick returns to form with profound second world war drama

  • True story of a conscientious objector in an Austrian village who would rather die than swear allegiance to Hitler is superbly acted and beautifully shot
  • Imprisoned and told he will regain his liberty if only he will take an oath to serve the Third Reich, lead character Franz says: ‘I am free’
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August Diehl in a still from A Hidden Life (category to be confirmed), directed by Terrence Malick. Valerie Pachner and Michael Nyqvist co-star.
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