Willi Herold after finding an abandoned Nazi captain's uniform in the final weeks of World War II. Encouraged by the authority the uniform grants him, he amasses a band of stragglers who surrender to his command despite the suspicions of some. He soon takes command of a camp holding German soldiers accused of desertion and begins to dispense harsh justice. Increasingly intoxicated by the unquestioned authority, this enigmatic imposter soon finds that many people will blindly follow the leader, whomever that happens to be.
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The drama is based on the bizarre true story of Willi Herold, a German deserter Read More