I watched Valkyrie over Christmas weekend I thought it was good movie, but I was wishing for more. Particularly a little more context into why Von Stauffenberg turned against the Nazis more so than was let on in the film. Although Von Stauffenberg’s Catholic background was hinted at, his turn against Hitler and that of the other plotters had more of the “we’re losing, let’s fire the head coach!” mentality one’s finds in American football fans. To turn against Hitler required a deeper motive than just the sense of Germany impending defeat. Certainly the angle of the approaching Red Army and the hopes the plotters had of an armistance with Allies preventing a Communist takeover could have been better pursued as well.
Despite, it was still good film and I recommend seeing it.