Netflix has debuted the first trailer, a poster and images for the upcoming spy thriller Munich – The Edge of War. Based on Robert Harris’ international bestseller of the same name, the film follows friends Hugh Legat (George MacKay), a British civil servant and Paul von Hartmann (Jannis Niewöhner), a German diplomat as they find themselves in danger and at the centre of a web of political subterfuge; take a look here…
It is Autumn 1938 and Europe stands on the brink of war. Adolf Hitler is preparing to invade Czechoslovakia and Neville Chamberlain’s government desperately seeks a peaceful solution. With the pressure building, Hugh Legat, British civil servant, and Paul von Hartmann, German diplomat, travel to Munich for the emergency Conference. As negotiations begin, the two old friends find themselves at the centre of a web of political subterfuge and very real danger. With the whole world watching, can war be averted and, if so, at what cost?
Directed by Christian Schwochow, the film also stars Jessica Brown Findlay, Sandra Hüller, Martin Wuttke, Alex Jennings, August Diehl, and Robert Bathurst.
Munich – The Edge of War arrives on Netflix on January 21st.