WHO’S IN IT?

Colin Firth (Tinker Tailor Solider Spy), Kelly Macdonald (Puzzle), Matthew Macfadyen (The Assistant), Penelope Wilton (The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel), Johnny Flynn (Beast), Lorne MacFadyen (The Little Stranger), Jason Isaacs (The Death of Stalin), Hattie Morahan (Mr. Holmes), Simon Russell Beale (Radioactive), Paul Ritter (Quantum of Solace), Mark Gatiss (Christopher Robin), Alexander Beyer (Styx), Nicholas Rowe (Young Sherlock Holmes), Gabrielle Creevy (I’m Not in Love)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

John Madden (Shakespeare in Love), director; Michelle Ashford (film debut), writer; Iain Canning (The King’s Speech), Charles S. Cohen (Rodin), Emile Sherman (The Power of the Dog) and Kris Thykier (Woman in Gold), producers; Thomas Newman (1917), composer; Sebastian Blenkov (Their Finest), cinematographer; Victoria Boydell (Viceroy’s House), editor

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

In 1943, the Allied Forces are preparing to storm the shores of Sicily in an attempt to loosen Hitler’s grasp across occupied Europe. However, the Nazis get wind of their plan, forcing intelligence officers Ewen Montagu (Firth) and Charles Cholmondeley (Macfadyen) to come up with a fool-proof plan to trick the enemy: plant false information onto a dead body for the Nazis to find. Their efforts to spread disinformation, with assistance from younger intelligence officer Ian Fleming (Flynn), would eventually lead to the tide of war being significantly overturned…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

One of the most fascinating top-secret missions of the Second World War is dramatized as a punchy war thriller with some fun turns by British thespians like Colin Firth, Matthew Macfadyen, and Johnny Flynn as a young version of James Bond creator Ian Fleming.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 15TH APRIL 2022

WHERE CAN I FIND IT?

IN CINEMAS NATIONWIDE

 

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