Director Sean Ellis staged with „Anthropoid“ his fourth feature film and turns a first historical drama. The film is based on the true events surrounding the assassination of Reinhard Heydrich on 27. More 1942, which drew the destruction of the Czech cities of Lidice and Ležáky to be. Although the question here, why the main roles were cast with English actors, already promises the first Trailer to „Anthropoid“ a war drama, that gets under your skin. with Cillian Murphy (Inception, The Dark Knight) and Jamie Dornan (Fifty Shades of Grey) are two interesting protagonists been committed.
Prague 1942: The German army has also brought the Czech capital under its control. SS-Obergruppenführer Reinhard Heydrich (Detlef Bothe) is instrumental in the „Final solution“ participates and contributes not for nothing the nickname „The hangman of Prague“. Both trained in Great Britain Czech soldiers Gabčík and Kubiš (Jamie Dornan und Cillian Murphy) are off Heydrich and perhaps save thousands of lives.