Diplomacy

Diplomacy

Diplomacy

French/German historical drama about General Dietrich von Choltitz who was ordered by Hitler to blow up the city of Paris. However, a game of diplomatic brinksmanship stalls the military plans. Set on the night of 24 August 1944, Diplomacy explores the destruction and anger of World War II, and decisions that mean the difference between life and death.

2014Rating: M84 minsFrance, GermanyFrench and German with English subtitles
DramaTrue Story & BiographyWarWorld Cinema

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Diplomacy / Reviews

Variety

Variety

Classy, superbly acted historical drama.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

While we all know that von Cholitz and his retreating German army didn’t in fact, burn Paris to the ground, the machinations behind that fateful decision make for highly engaging drama.

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