Toronto 2016

The Exception

SYNOPSIS: Holland, 1940. The Nazis are rampaging through Europe. The British have retreated from Dunkirk. The last German Kaiser, now an old man, is in exile in a big old house in the Dutch countryside. He has been here for 25 years, chopping logs and reading PG Wodehouse. A young German officer is sent to the Dutch countryside to make sure that Queen Victoria’s favorite grandson is not about to defect to Britain. A gripping cocktail of history, passion and fate.

GENRE: Drama

DIRECTOR: David Leveaux

WRITER: Screenplay by Simon Burke, based on the novel by Alan Judd

CAST: Lily James, Jai Courtney, Janet McTeer, Christopher Plummer, Ben Daniels, Eddie Marsan

PRODUCERS: Egoli Tossell Film, Ostar Enterprises, Alton Road Productions

LANGUAGE: English