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GERMANY, United States | 173 minutes | 2019

With his signature virtuosity, Terrence Malick delivers a meditative, profoundly humanist film on the shattering journey of an Austrian farmer caught between his deepest convictions and the desire to protect his family. Inspired by the true story of Franz Jägerstätter, who risked capital punishment when he refused to pledge allegiance to Hitler during World War II, Malick’s singular reflection on life and faith is refracted through the prism of his most poignant love story to date: the blazing passion of two people united in their unwavering opposition to Nazism.

"Terrence Malick's latest masterful meditation on life, faith and dignity is remarkably political" NOW Toronto
"A Hidden Life feels stunningly relevant" Variety
"It's a supreme act of hope appearing in the middle of a period of collective hopelessness. Gorgeous, too." Film Freak Central
"At the risk of sacrilege, it's a miracle of a movie." Battleship Pretension

OFFICIAL COMPETITION - CANNES FILM FESTIVAL

TORONTO FILM FESTIVAL

Programs

Sunday October 20, 2019

Program #258B
15:00
Cinéma Impérial

Terrence Malick

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He is the writer and director of Badlands, Days of Heaven, The Thin Red Line, The New World, The Tree of Life, To the Wonder, Knight of Cups, Song to Song and Voyage of Time.

distribution and credits

  • Screenplay Terrence Malick
  • Producer Elisabeth Bentley, Dario Bergesio, Grant Hill, Josh Jeter
  • Cast August Diehl, Valerie Pachner, Michael Nyqvist

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