It seems acclaimed director Oliver Hirschbiegel of ‘Downfall’ fame, the historical drama about the last days of Hitler. Mr.Hirschbiegel is making his return to the WWII setting, in his upcoming Hitler Assassination Thriller ’13 Minutes.’
The film tells the true story of George Elser, played by “The White Ribbon” star Christian Friedel, a mild-mannered carpenter who carried out a bomb plot against Hitler at a Nazi convention in Munich 1939. Imagine if he had been successful, history would have been entirely different. “13 Minutes” opens in the U.K. on July 17th. with no U.S. release date yet.