Based on a true story, 'The Monuments Men' focuses on a World War II platoon, tasked by the Allies with going into Germany to rescue artistic masterpieces from the Nazis and returning them to their rightful owners.
(NOVEMBER 04, 2013) (TWENTIETH CENTURY FOX) - Based on a true story, 'The Monuments Men' is about a World War II platoon tasked by the Allies with going into Germany to rescue art masterpieces from the Nazis and return them to their rightful owners.
With the German army under orders to destroy everything as the Reich fell, seven museum directors, curators, and art historians, try to save the priceless artifacts.
George Clooney directs and leads a cast including Matt Damon ('The Bourne Identity'), Cate Blanchett ('Elizabeth'), Bill Murray ('Ghostbusters') and Hugh Bonneville ('Downton Abbey').
Based on the book of the same name by Robert M. Edsel, 'The Monuments Men' reunites Clooney with long-time producing and writing partner Grant Heslov in their first production since winning the Academy Award for Best Picture for 'Argo'.
The film will be released Friday (February 7, 2014) in North America, with a global rollout plan to follow.