Terrence Malick’s latest drama, A Hidden Life will premiere in theaters this December. Acquired by Fox Searchlight at Cannes Film Festival, Malick’s World War II drama is set in Austria and is based on real events.

Via Fox Searchlight

Via Fox Searchlight

What’s happening:

  • Earlier this year, Disney/Fox Searchlight acquired the distribution rights to Terrence Malick’s World War II drama, A Hidden Life.
  • The film was well received at the Cannes Film Festival where it debuted this past spring.
  • Fox Searchlight has announced a release date for the film of December 13, 2019.

  • This morning the film’s official Twitter also shared a picture of the poster while revealing its nationwide theatrical debut.

Official Poster:

Official trailer:

  • On top of the poster and announcement, Fox Searchlight dropped their official trailer for the movie. Take a look:


  • “Based on real events, from visionary writer-director Terrence Malick, A Hidden Life is the story of an unsung hero, Franz Jägerstätter, who refused to fight for the Nazis in World War II. When the Austrian peasant farmer is faced with the threat of execution for treason, it is his unwavering faith and his love for his wife Fani and children that keeps his spirit alive.”

A Hidden Life stars:

  • August Diehl
  • Valerie Pachner
  • Maria Simon
  • Tobias Moretti
  • The late Bruno Ganz
  • Matthias Schoenaerts

Creative team:

  • Written and directed by:
    • Terrence Malick
  • Produced by:
  • Grant Hill
  • Dario Bergesio
  • Josh Jeter
  • Elisabeth Bentley
  • Marcus Loges

A Hidden Life arrives in theaters on December 13, 2019.