Theatrical Release Date: TBC
Home Ent. Release Date: 21 Mar 2010
Cert: Not Rated
Blackmail, betrayal, a deceitful web of lies, crimes of passion, lost love, intrigue and murder are the vital ingredients that make The High Command such compelling viewing. Set amidst the backdrop of WWI, The High Command is a thrilling, suspenseful drama based upon a novel by Lewis Robinson, adapted for the screen by Walter Meade (Scott Of The Antarctic) and expertly directed by distinguished filmmaker Tharold Dickinson (The Secret People, Gaslight). Featuring an early appearance from future film legend James Mason (Salem’s Lot, Lolita, The Boys From Brazil) and Lionel Atwill (Doctor X, Frankenstein Meets The Wolfman). A high-ranking general is stationed in West Africa, but when a new doctor arrives at his post he is forced to face his dark past. For the doctor is an old acquaintance and holds a deadly secret about the general, a secret that could destroy him forever. That is until the doctor is found murdered and the sinister world of the general begins to unravel.