The Man with the Iron Heart (DVD)
Jason Clarke and Rosamund Pike star in this French-produced drama about the Heydrich assassination during WWII.
Directed by Cdric Jimenez, this film co-stars Jack O'Connell and Mia Wasikowsk.
It's 1942 in Prague and The Third Reich is at its zenith, controlling most of Europe. Reinhard Heydrich (Jason Clarke, Zero Dark Thirty), aided by his wife Lina (Rosamund Pike, Gone Girl), has risen to the top of the Nazi Party as head of the SS, the Gestapo, and the architect of the "Final Solution". His brutal and oppressive rule of occupied Czechoslovakia leads to Hitler dubbing him "the man with the iron heart".
However, a small group of Czech Resistance fighters led by Jan Kubi, (Jack O'Connell, Starred Up) and Jozef Gab, (Jack Reynor, Free Fire), seek to stop the unstoppable and plan to assassinate Heydrich thus making him the highest-ranking Nazi officer ever to be killed during World War II.
The film splits the story into two sections the first focusing on Heydrich's rise through the ranks of the Nazi party, and the second half focuses upon the exhilarating account of Heydrich's assassination by Czech Soldiers, Jan Kubis and Jozef Gabcikwho.
The film is based on Laurent Binet's 2012 bestselling book HHhH, The Man with the Iron Heart and with this all-star cast, they tell the incredible true story of how the many brave men and women of the Resistance sacrificed everything in the name of freedom.
No. Discs: 1 DVD
Running Time: 1 hr 55
Release Date: 8 Jan 2018