The Exception

Genre:  Drama, Other
Running Time:  107 min.
Release Date: December 31, 2015 (limited)

Current rating: Rating: 4.00
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Cast: Lily James, Christopher Plummer, Jai Courtney, Janet McTeer, Ben Daniels, Eddie Marsan


In this adaptation of Alan Judd’s novel The Kaiser’s Last Kiss, this drama tells the story of the last German Kaiser, Wilhelm II (Christopher Plummer), who was exiled in the Dutch countryside for 25 years. When the Nazis invade Holland, German officer Capt. Stefan Brandt (Jai Courtney) is sent to determine if the Dutch resistance has planted a spy to infiltrate the home of the Kaiser, but he falls for a young Jewish Dutch woman during his investigation.

Director: David Leveaux
Studio: Umedia
Producer(s): Lou Pitt, Judy Tossell
Screenplay: Simon Burke

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  • 4 stars "strong acting. It was a bit challenging the first 30 minutes: slow page and story line but came together the rest of the movie."
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