WHO’S IN IT?
Rebecca Ferguson (Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation), Sam Reid (Belle), Charles Dance (The Imitation Game), Antje Traue (Man of Steel), Anthony Head (The Iron Lady), Oliver Jackson-Cohen (The Raven), Amy Nuttall (The Keeping Room), Thure Lindhardt (Angels & Demons), Ben Batt (Weekender), Anne Kidd (Red Road), Ana Sofrenovic (The Brothers Bloom)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Shamim Sarif (The World Unseen), director, writer; Hanan Kattan (The House of Tomorrow), producer; Rachel Portman (The Duchess), composer; David Johnson (Alien vs Predator), cinematographer; Masahiro Hirakubo (Trainspotting), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
In 1950s Moscow, communist Katya (Ferguson) secretly spies for the Americans as the Cold War arms race processes forward. On her biggest assignment to date, stealing government secrets from rising USSR star Alexander (Reid), she unexpectedly falls in love with him, leading her to make the ultimate sacrifice to protect him… a revelation that is unearthed many years later by a much older Alexander (Dance)…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Adapted and directed by Shamim Sarif from her own novel, Despite The Falling Snow is an epic romance set at the highest of tensions during the Cold War.