She is a German Lady Macbeth--cold, calculating, and decisive. It will work well on the small screen. The movie carries an anemic 6. It's much, much better than that. The plot is interesting, the acting is outstanding, and the direction is excellent. Don't be fooled by the low rating--this is a movie that I highly recommend.
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The Exception (The Kaiser's Last Kiss)
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Photo Gallery. Trailers and Videos. Crazy Credits. Alternate Versions. Rate This. A German soldier tries to determine if the Dutch resistance has planted a spy to infiltrate the home of Kaiser Wilhelm in Holland during the onset of World War II, but falls for a young Jewish Dutch woman during his investigation. Director: David Leveaux. From metacritic. Tribeca Special Screenings. Tribeca Features. Florida Film Festival: Features Lineup. Saying that he is no hypocrite, the former Kaiser orders the lovers to go about their duties and to be more discreet from now on.
When the time comes to have the house searched before Himmler's arrival, Brandt himself searches Mieke's room to protect her ruse. After Himmler's arrival, Brandt learns that the tortured pastor has revealed Mieke's identity as the British agent.
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He locates her and urges her to flee. She refuses, insisting that she has a duty. Meanwhile, Himmler extends to Wilhelm an invitation from Adolf Hitler to return to his former throne in Berlin. He then meets with Brandt and Dietrich, informing them of the gesture and its intention as a trap to identify and slaughter Germans who support the monarchy's restoration. Hermina is overjoyed at the thought of finally becoming Empress of Germany. Wilhelm, troubled by Himmler's boasts about the euthanasia of disabled children, remains unsure of the offer even when Colonel von Ilsemann speaks to him of the Christian values of the Imperial Family and how Wilhelm can become, "a restraining influence.
In conversation with Col. The Colonel replies, "First you must decide what is your country and if it even still exists. Although horrified, the Colonel thanks Brandt.
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Wilhelm is offered political asylum in Great Britain and the throne of a defeated Germany after the war. Wilhelm refuses, having decided that he is finally at peace with the loss of his throne. As the Gestapo closes in on Mieke, Brandt devises an escape plan.
Wilhelm, Mieke, and Brandt escape in a van as the former Kaiser pretends to have a heart attack. Brandt kills Dietrich and another SS officer in the process. Deep in the woods, Mieke asks Brandt to flee with her. She fears if he stays, he will be executed for the murders. Brandt, however, insists that he has a duty to Germany and a protective alibi he brought Wilhelm to hospital, while the spy killed the SS officers and escaped. As Mieke departs, Brandt repeats the marriage proposal that Mieke had earlier refused. This time, she tells Brandt yes and to find her after the war. She disappears into the woods.
Some time later, Brandt is seen at a desk in a Berlin office. He is delivered a package, which contains a book of Friedrich Nietzsche 's writings that Mieke had shown him. Inside is written a London address. In London, Mieke is seated on a park bench when she is informed that Churchill is ready to see her.
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