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Anthropoid: First full-length clip of Cillian Murphy and Jamie Dornan in war drama

By Claire Williamson

Published 07/07/2016

Cillian Murphy and Jamie Dornan.
Cillian Murphy and Jamie Dornan.
Anthropoid Geislerova and Murphy
Anthropoid Jamie Dornan and Charlotte Le Bon

This is the first full-length clip from Jamie Dornan and Cillian Murphy new assassination war drama film Anthropoid.

Fifty Shades of Grey and The Fall star from Holywood, Co Down stars alongside Peaky Blinders' Cillian Murphy in the movie which centres on the plot to kill SS beast Reinhard Heydrich, one of the architects of the Holocaust.

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Two soldiers (played by Dornan and Murphy) from the Czech Army in exile were trained by the British and parachuted into their homeland on a mission - codenamed Anthropoid - to assassinate Heydrich.

Jamie's character Jan Kubis is one of the two assassins who fatally wounded Heydrich in 1942. They took their own lives later after being cornered and besieged in a church.

The Nazis took revenge and slaughtered 5,000 people from two villages in the aftermath.

In this clip Murphy and Dornan are met with skepticism as they lay out the challenge ahead of them.

The film had its world premiere at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival earlier this month.

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