Cillian Murphy and Jamie Dornan talk Anthropoid
Bleeker Street invited ComingSoon.net for exclusive video interviews with Anthropoid stars Cillian Murphy (The Dark Knight trilogy) and Jamie Dornan (Fifty Shades of Grey), along with the WWII film’s director Sean Ellis (Metro Manila). Check out our interviews in the player below!
Anthropoid is based on the extraordinary true story of “Operation Anthropoid,” the code name for the Czechoslovakian operatives’ mission to assassinate SS officer Reinhard Heydrich.
Heydrich, the main architect behind the Final Solution, was the Reich’s third in command behind Hitler and Himmler and the leader of Nazi forces in Czechoslovakia. The film follows two soldiers from the Czechoslovakian army-in-exile, Josef Gabčík (Cillian Murphy) and Jan Kubiš (Jamie Dornan), who are parachuted into their occupied homeland in December 1941. With limited intelligence and little equipment in a city under lockdown, they must find a way to assassinate Heydrich, an operation that would change the face of Europe forever.
Written by Sean Ellis and Anthony Frewin and directed by Ellis, Anthropoid co-stars Charlotte Le Bon, Anna Geislerová, Harry Lloyd, Alena Mihulová, Marcin Dorociński, Bill Milner, Sam Keeley, Jiří Simek, Mish Boyko, Václav Neuzil, Andrej Polák and Toby Jones.
Anthropoid opens in theaters August 12.