WHO’S IN IT?

Benedict Cumberbatch (The Imitation Game), Rachel Brosnahan (Patriots Day), Jessie Buckley (Wild Rose), Merab Ninidze (Nowhere in Africa), Angus Wright (Official Secrets), Kirill Pirogov (Dark Planet), Keir Hills (film debut), Jonathan Harden (The Invisible Woman), Aleksandr Kotjakovs (film debut), Olga Koch (film debut)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Dominic Cooke (On Chesil Beach), director; Tom O’Connor (The Hitman’s Bodyguard), writer; Adam Ackland (The Current War), Rory Aitken (Shifty), Ben Browning (Late Night) and Ben Pugh (Military Wives), producers; Abel Korzeniowski (A Single Man), composer; Sean Bobbitt (12 Years a Slave), cinematographer; Gareth C. Scales (How to Build a Girl), editor

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

During the Cold War, British businessman Greville Wynne (Cumberbatch) helps the CIA penetrate the Soviet nuclear programme by acting as a courier of top-secret information from Russian agent Oleg Penkovsky (Ninidze). Together, the two of them provide information that helps to end the Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

Benedict Cumberbatch stars in yet another historical biographical drama, this time about the courageous Greville Wynne who became an unlikely Cold War hero for his delivering of important, life-saving information.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 13TH AUGUST 2021

WHERE CAN I FIND IT?

IN CINEMAS NATIONWIDE

 

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