WHO’S IN IT?
Tom Hardy (Bronson), Noomi Rapace (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo), Joel Kinnaman (Robocop), Gary Oldman (Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy), Vincent Cassel (Black Swan), Paddy Considine (Pride), Jason Clarke (Zero Dark Thirty), Josef Altin (Eastern Promises), Sam Spruell (Taken 3), Ned Dennehy (Tyrannosaur), Fares Fares (Easy Money), Nikolaj Lie Kaas (Angels and Demons), Charles Dance (Game of Thrones)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Daniel Espinosa (Safe House), director; Richard Price (The Colour of Money), writer; Michael Schaefer (Exodus: Gods and Kings), Ridley Scott (Prometheus) and Greg Shapiro (The Hurt Locker), producers; Jon Ekstrand (Easy Money), composer; Oliver Wood (The Bourne Ultimatum), cinematographer; Pietro Scalia (Gladiator) and Dylan Tichenor (There Will Be Blood), editors
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
In the height of Stalin’s rule of the Soviet Union, idealistic Soviet officer Leo Demidov (Hardy) investigates a series of child murders, only to be demoted and exiled by his superiors to preserve the illusion that crime on this scale does not exist in the USSR. However, with the help of his wife Raisa (Rapace), he decides to continue with the case regardless…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
The acclaimed debut novel by Tom Rob Smith gets a sparkly big-screen adaptation, with a great ensemble cast portraying characters wandering amidst a very dark place and time in history.