WHO’S IN IT?
Phillip Seymour Hoffman (Capote), Rachel McAdams (The Notebook), Willem Dafoe (The Grand Budapest Hotel), Robin Wright (House of Cards), Grigoriy Dobrygin (How I Ended This Summer), Derya Alabora (When We Leave), Daniel Brühl (Rush), Nina Hoss (We Are The Night), Herbert Grönemeyer (Das Boot), Martin Wuttke (Inglourious Basterds), Kostja Ullmann (Sommersturm), Homayoun Ershadi (Zero Dark Thirty)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Anton Corbijn (Control), director; Andrew Bovell (Edge of Darkness), writer; Andrea Calderwood (The Last King of Scotland), Simon Cornwell (film debut), Stephen Cornwell (film debut), Gail Egan (Brothers of the Head) and Malte Grunert (Perfect Sense), producers; Herbert Grönemeyer (The American), composer; Benoît Delhomme (Lawless), cinematographer; Claire Simpson (The Constant Gardener), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
A half-Chechan, half-Russian, bloodily tortured immigrant turns up in the Islamic district of Hamburg, seeking to claim his father’s fortune. This takes the interest of both German and American security agencies, particularly maverick German spy Günther Bachmann (Hoffman), who races to figure out the man’s true identity whether it be victim or terrorist…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
A Most Wanted Man sadly features the final completed performance by late actor Phillip Seymour Hoffman, but what a project he got involved in – especially given its starry supporting cast and prestigious John le Carré-penned source material.