Munich: The Edge of War
Munich: The Edge of War (credits: Netflix)

Is Munich: The Edge of War based on a true story?

Last Updated on January 27, 2022 by Joydeep Ghosh

Munich: The Edge of War: Is it based on a true story? or is it just a work of fiction? In this article, we will discuss these details in detail.

The story is about two classmates of a university Paul (played by Jannis Niewöhner) and Hugh (played by George MacKay), who wants to bring Britain’s Prime minister Neville Chamberlain’s attention to a retrieved document that has the proof of Adolf Hitler’s actual motives behind Munich Conference. 

The two diplomats think there is a way to end all these, and to do that, they must convince Britain’s Prime minister Neville Chamberlain not to sign the peace summit. 

Munich: The Edge of War
Watch Munich: The Edge of War now on Netflix. (credits: Netflix)

Is Munich: The Edge of War based on a true story?

Munich: The Edge of War is based on a novel written by Robert Harris, which goes by the same name.

Munich: The Edge of War on Netflix and the original book are based on World War 2. Although the film’s story is fictional, a few parts did happen for real.

We see about the Munich Conference in this story, and the Munich Conference has happened in reality. The building where the film was shot was the same building where the actual Munich Conference had taken place.

Robert Harris, the novelist, feels that a big part of the film is based on how they had shot the historical Munich Conference in the same building where it had taken place long back.

This building could not be reconstructed easily elsewhere. Hitler had built it back in 1937. When we see the characters sitting in the same room in Munich: The Edge of War, we feel as if we have travelled way back in time.

A few of the central characters in Munich: The Edge of War are all based on real people. Jeremy Irons plays the role of Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain, and Ulrich Matthes plays the role of Adolf Hitler.

It seems that the movie has left a good impression on the viewers. A few fans have even left their positive reviews on social media.

Munich: The Edge of War is said to have an incredible storyline, and the actors have played their part beautifully to make it look even more realistic. It is a must-see for everyone.

Robert Harris has received a lot of praise for the novel’s story. The events during the Munich Conference back in 1938 have been beautifully portrayed in Munich: The Edge of War. Jeremy Irons has played the role of Neville Chamberlain in Munich: The Edge of War and is being widely appreciated for it.