‘Bonhoeffer’ Trailer: Angel Studios’ True-Life WWII Thriller Examines Courage And Sacrifice – CineEurope

EXCLUSIVE: Angel Studios, the outfit behind global blockbuster Sound of Freedom, has unveiled the full trailer for its true-life WWII thriller Bonhoeffer – see it above. Spotlighting the courage and sacrifice of the titular German pastor and theologian-turned-spy, the film is written and directed by Sully scribe Todd Komarnicki. Angel Studios will release domestically on November 22.

The drama’s subject is World War II hero Dietrich Bonhoeffer (Jonas Dassler), a pacifist pastor who conspired to bring an end to the Nazi regime, fearlessly speaking the truth while facing unyielding oppression and evil.

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The official synopsis reads: When a pacifist is called to a political act that could change the course of history, how will a man of honor respond? This is the true story of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, a man who preached love while plotting the assassination of an evil tyrant. With world-shattering stakes, Bonhoeffer begs the question, how far will you go to stand up for what’s right?

Said Komarnicki, “Bonhoeffer is not just a man for all time, but for our time.”

Starring alongside Never Look Away’s Dassler are August Diehl (Inglorious Basterds), Moritz Bleibtreu (Run Lola Run), Nadine Heidenreich (Die Flaschenpost-Insel), David Jonsson (Rye Lane), Clarke Peters (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri) and Flula Borg (Suicide Squad).

Producers include Komarnicki for A Guy Walks into a Bar Productions, Ralph Winter, Emmanuel Kampouris and Camille Kampouris.

Angel Studios, which showed the Bonhoeffer trailer at its CineEurope presentation today, is celebrating its inaugural year as a theatrical distributor, topping $300 million in global box office in 2023. During CinemaCon in April, it also dated other films on its upcoming slate including Homestead on December 20 and David— a new animated musical about the biblical king — on November 21, 2025.

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