By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Updated March 17, 2020 at 02:41 AM EDT

Menno Meyjes’ provocative historical fantasy has the cheek to suggest that Adolf Hitler became a dictator because he failed as a painter. Noah Taylor plays the Nazi leader-to-be as a socially inept young man frustrated by the expectations placed on him by Max Rothman (John Cusack), an encouraging (fictional) Jewish art dealer.