He boasts George Clooney, Matt Damon & 100 other stars

George Clooney not only directed Monuments Men – Unusual Heroes, but also took on the role again together with Matt Damon Role as a thieves. This time it’s not casinos being robbed, but precious paintings being stolen. But who is actually stealing from whom? The film is on TV tonight.

War film on TV: That’s what Monuments Men is about

While the Second World War overwhelmed Europe, the Nazis did not stop at works of art. Anything that fits their artistic ideas is stolen and everything else is destroyed. At the urging of Lt. Commander Frank Stokes (George Clooney) establishes a special unit consisting of art historians and museum directors to investigate Nazi Germany Search for stolen works of art to return them to their rightful owners. To save European culture, the Monuments Men ready to risk their livesbecause none of them know anything about guns.

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The true story of Monuments Men

The film is based on that non-fiction book of the same name by Robert M. Edsel and Bret Witter, which traces the history of the special forces unit in the eleven months between the Normandy landings and the end of World War II. The Monuments, Fine Arts and Archives Section Unit consisted of 1943 to 1946. Even though characters were expanded and scenes changed for the film, Clooney stuck very closely to the historical original, as he tells Entertainment Weekl y:

The good news is that 80 percent of the story is still completely true and accurate and almost all scenes happened. Sometimes they happened with other characters, sometimes they happened in a smaller dimension. But that’s filmmaking. These many top stars star in the war film

In the interview, Clooney also says that his Friendship with Bill Murray made it easier to offer him the role, as the actor is known to be very difficult to reach. However, his confirmation came promptly. More very big namesThe cast includes John Goodman, Cate Blanchett, Jean Dujardin, Bob Balaban and Hugh Bonneville. The German actors Justus von Dohnányi and Michael Brandner, who are well-known in this country, can also be seen in the war film.

When is Monuments Men on TV?

Cable one is showing today Wednesday, February 14ththe primetime war film starring George Clooney and Matt Damon at 8:15 p.m. If you don’t necessarily want to watch the film on Valentine’s Day, you can stream it independently of the TV program on Disney+, among others.

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