A24 has released the first trailer for David Leveaux’s upcoming World War II film The Exception. The film follows “German soldier Stefan Brandt as he goes on a mission to investigate exiled German Monarch Kaiser Wilhelm II. The Kaiser lives in a secluded mansion in The Netherlands, and as Germany is taking over Holland, the country’s authorities are concerned that Dutch spies may be watching the Kaiser. As Brandt begins to infiltrate the Kaiser’s life in search of clues, he finds himself drawn into an unexpected and passionate romance with Mieke, one of the Kaiser’s maids whom Brandt soon discovers is secretly Jewish.”
Jai Courtney, Janet McTeer, Eddie Marsan, Ben Daniels, Mark Dexter and Verona Verbakel also star. The Exception opens in theatres June 2, 2017.