Edward Berger to Direct ‘All Quiet on the Western Front,’ With Daniel Bruehl in Cast
Based on the novel by Erich Maria Remarque, the screenplay is by Ian Stokell and Lesley Paterson. The story follows teenagers Paul Baumer and his friends Albert and Muller, who – egged on by romantic dreams of heroism – voluntarily enlist in the German army. Full of excitement and patriotic fervour, the boys enthusiastically march into a war they believe in. But once on the Western Front, they discover the soul-destroying horror of World War I.