The Captain (Der Hauptmann) is based on the true story of Willi Herold. Some of the film has been dramatized but it’s so crazy that you honestly can’t believe it really happened. Willi Herold (Max Hubacher) was a deserter of the German Army with some two weeks left to go during World War 2. It’s only after he comes across a car containing the luggage of a Luftwaffe captain that he decides to impersonate one. If you think…"The Captain (Der Hauptmann)"