WHO’S IN IT?
Tom Hanks (Saving Private Ryan), Mark Rylance (The Gunman), Amy Ryan (Gone Baby Gone), Alan Alda (The Aviator), Austin Stowell (Whiplash), Domenick Lombardozzi (The Gambler), Sebastian Koch (The Lives of Others), Eve Hewson (Enough Said), Michael Gaston (The Crucible), Peter McRobbie (The Visit), Stephen Kunken (The Wolf of Wall Street), Joshua Harto (The Dark Knight)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Steven Spielberg (Raiders of the Lost Ark), director, producer; Matt Charman (Suite Française) and Joel and Ethan Coen (Fargo), writers; Kristie Macosko Krieger (Lincoln) and Marc Platt (Drive), producers; Thomas Newman (American Beauty), composer; Janusz Kaminski (A.I.: Artificial Intelligence), cinematographer; Michael Kahn (Jurassic Park), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Small-time insurance lawyer James B. Donovan (Hanks) is thrust into the middle of the Cold War when he is recruited to negotiate with the Soviet Union for the release of pilot Francis Gary Powers (Stowell), whose U2 spy plane was shot down over the USSR. Donovan also bids for the exchange of Soviet spy Rudolf Abel (Rylance) with Powers, at a time when tensions between the East and the West are at their peak…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks reunite once more for a thrilling Cold War thriller that is set to engage and even stir unexpected emotions, not least since the Coen Brothers are credited as co-writers.