Film: Battle fatigue? Fight to the end

Ellis and his screenwriter balance rigorous historical accuracy with the compulsive demands of war cinema

11th September, 2016
Jamie Dornan and Cillian Murphy in Anthropoid

Anthropoid, Directed by Sean Ellis, Nationwide, 15a, Rating: ★★★

The Blue Room, Directed by Mathieu Amalric, IFI, no cert, Rating: ★★★★

The title might sound like science fiction, but Anthropoid tells a little-known story of real-life heroism and selflessness in the face of daunting odds. Cillian Murphy and Jamie Dornan play Czech commandos sent on a deadly mission to assassinate a top-ranking Nazi for director Sean Ellis’s WWII thriller.

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