Timothy Spall returns to the silver screen to play the loathsome figure that is David Irving, a notorious Holocaust denier, and adversary to Deborah Lipstadt in the seminal court-case that Mick Jackson’s latest endeavour is based upon.
When university professor Deborah E. Lipstadt includes World War II historian David Irving in a book about Holocaust deniers, Irving accuses her of libel and sparks a legal battle for historical truth. With the burden of proof placed on the accused, Lipstadt and her legal team fight to prove the essential truth that the Holocaust occurred. Based on the book “History on Trial: My Day in Court with a Holocaust Denier.
Denial is released on January 27th, and you can read our review here.