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The Exception

Wednesday, August 30, 2017, 2 pm and 7:30 pm
Location: Sinnott Family - Bank of Utica Auditorium
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  • Friday, September 1, 2017, 2 pm and 7:30 PM

Directed by David Leveaux, 2017, United Kingdom, Rated R, 110 min.

A riveting World War II thriller that is filled with espionage and romance in equal measure, The Exception follows German soldier Stefan Brandt (Jai Courtney) as he goes on a mission to investigate exiled German Monarch Kaiser Wilhelm II (Christopher Plummer). As Brandt begins to infiltrate the Kaiser's life, 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. When Heinrich Himmler (Eddie Marsan), Head of the SS, decides to come for an unexpected visit, the stage is set for a breathtaking showdown, as secrets are revealed, allegiances are tested, and Brandt is forced to make the ultimate choice between honoring his country and following his heart.

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