ANTHROPOID resonates with audiences

Variety.com report from Karlovy Vary

Variety.com reports that audiences at the Karlovy Vary film festival fought to hold back tears as they watched Sean Ellis’ portrait of a Czech and a Slovak, paratroopers Jan Kubis and Jozef Gabcik, who took down Reichsprotekor Reinhard Heydrich in 1942.

Ellis, who obsessively researched “Anthropoid” for 15 years before writing the script, developed his characters using scraps of historic documentation, working closely with Czech military archives and eye-witness accounts.
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Audiences in Karlovy Vary clearly were touched by the tribute, which scored among the top audience faves at the festival.


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