Christopher and His Kind (2011)

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“Christopher and His Kind” is a 2011 British television film that tells the story of Christopher Isherwood, a famous English writer, and his experiences during the early years of Nazi Germany. The movie is based on Isherwood’s memoir of the same name and explores his journey from England to Berlin in the early 1930s, where he meets and falls in love with a German man named Heinz Neddermeyer.

The film depicts the challenges and dangers that Isherwood and his friends face as they navigate the increasingly oppressive and dangerous political climate of Nazi Germany. It also explores Isherwood’s struggles with his own sexuality and the impact of his relationship with Heinz on his writing and personal life.

“Christopher and His Kind” stars Matt Smith as Christopher Isherwood and features a talented supporting cast, including actors such as Imogen Poots, Toby Jones, and Lindsay Duncan. The film was directed by Geoffrey Sax and written by Kevin Elyot.

The film received positive reviews for its strong performances, authentic period setting, and compelling portrayal of Isherwood’s life and experiences. It was praised for its sensitive and nuanced exploration of LGBT issues and its powerful message about the importance of tolerance and acceptance in the face of adversity.

Duration: 90 min.

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