Category: Feature Film
Production year: 2018
Release date: 11/12/2019
Country: Germany, USA
Genre(s): Drama

Director(s): Terrence Malick
Cast: August Diehl, Valerie Pachner, Michael Nyqvist, Jürgen Prochnow, Martin Wuttke, Maria Simon, Franz Rogowski
Scriptwriter(s): Terrence Malick
Original score: James Newton Howard

Production company: Iris Productions Inc. | Studios de Babelsberg
French Distributor: UGC | Orange Studio
International sales: UGC | Orange Studio
Video edition: UGC | Orange Studio


Based on real events, A HIDDEN LIFE is the story of an unsung hero, Franz Jägerstätter, who refused to fight for the Nazis in World War II. When the Austrian peasant farmer is faced with the threat of execution for treason, it is his unwavering faith and his love for his wife and children that keeps his spirit alive.


Cannes Film Festival 2019

  • Official selection – In competition
  • Œcuménique Award
  • François Chalais Award

Deauville American Film Festival 2019

  • Premieres – Out of competition