Yale University, 1961. Social psychologist Stanley Milgram (Peter Sarsgaard) conducts controversial experiments designed to measure conformity, conscience and free will. The results are shocking.
In 1943, while the Allies are bombing Berlin and the Gestapo is purging the capital of Jews, a dangerous love affair blossoms between two women. An married mother of four who is the exemplar of Nazi motherhood and a Jewess member of the underground.
At 26, an exiled Karl Marx meets Friedrich Engels, the son of a powerful factory owner. Together, amidst censorship and police raids, riots and political upheavals, they preside over the birth of the transformational labor movement.
When WWII Lieutenant Gerstein witnesses the chemical disinfectant he helped perfect being used to murder Jews, he has no choice but to act. But the only sympathetic ear he finds is that of Father Riccardo, a priest with deep ties to the Vatican.
Starring Ben Foster and Woody Harrelson, this Academy Award-nominated drama follows a pair of soldiers assigned to notify people when their loved ones have died in Iraq.