Box Office: $0.1M
PRINCIPAL CASTLily James, Jai Courtney, Christopher Plummer, Janet McTeer, Eddie Marsan, Ben Daniels, Mark Dexter, Dean Constantin, Verona Verbakel, Alain Van Goethem, Lucas Tavernier, Martin Swabey, Daan Aufenacker, Jan Smekens
WRITERAlan Judd, Simon Burke
A riveting World War II thriller filled with espionage and romance in equal measure, THE EXCEPTION follows German officer Captain 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.
sexuality, graphic nudity, language and brief violence