Discover the most extraordinary story of bravery, ingenuity, and WWII clandestine cunning in the true-to-life story of Operation Mincemeat.
Watch the full trailer for this unbelievable, yet incredibly true story below:
Here’s the official synopsis:
Depicts the events surrounding the Second World War plan Operation Mincemeat, a deception effort to keep the Allied invasion of Sicily hidden.
Featuring an all-star cast that includes Colin Firth, Colin Firth, Kelly Macdonald, Matthew Macfadyen, Penelope Wilton, Johnny Flynn, Lorne MacFadyen and Jason Isaacs, Operation Mincemeat is a pure best in class of British acting talent and this story is sure to keep audiences guessing the whole way through.
The tree story of Operation Mincemeat, to con the German high command through the use of a decoy body with false information left for them is an unbelievably inventive and surprising story, and the fact that it is not only entirely true, but in fact worked to help the Allies reach their objective is incredibly inspiring.
As the leader of the film as Naval officer Ewen Montagu is Colin Firth, and this story and its uniqueness is a perfect match for the Academy Award-winning actor. As always Firth is in total control of the situation and brings his proper British sense of duty to the character. He also has great on-screen chemistry with co-star Kelly Macdonald, and his performance is sure to keep audiences guessing.
Of keen interest to viewers will be the appearance of a young Ian Fleming, portrayed here by Johnny Flynn, who at this time was serving as the chief assistant to Admiral John Godfrey 9Jason Isaacs), and who was beginning to let his keen mind and imagination stretch in the concoction of boldly inventive espionage missions which would one day lead him to create the one and only debonair super-spy James Bond.
Operation Mincemeat is a film that is sure to encourage plenty of interest from audiences when it arrives in cinemas next year.