Mr. Jones

    Genre
    Biography, Drama, Thriller
  • Runtime
    119 mins
  • Release Date
    2019
  • Countries
    Poland, United Kingdom, Ukraine
  • Languages
    English, Ukrainian, Russian, Welsh

ANGELIKA’S NOTE

Agnieszka Holland’s thrilling Berlin International Film Festival Official Selection, set on the eve of WWII, sees Hitler’s rise to power and Stalin’s Soviet propaganda machine pushing their “utopia” to the Western world. Meanwhile, an ambitious young journalist, Gareth Jones (James Norton) travels to Moscow to uncover the truth behind the propaganda, but then gets a tip that could expose an international conspiracy, one that could cost him and his informant their lives. Jones goes on a life-or-death journey to uncover the truth behind the façade that would later inspire George Orwell’s seminal book Animal Farm.
DIRECTED BY:
Agnieszka Holland
WRITTEN BY:
Andrea Chalupa
CAST INCLUDES:
James Norton, Vanessa Kirby, Peter Sarsgaard

SYNOPSIS

A Welsh journalist breaks the news in the western media of the famine in the Soviet Union in the early 1930s.

Mr. Jones

    Genre
    Biography, Drama, Thriller
  • Runtime
    119 mins
  • Release Date
    2019
  • Countries
    Poland, United Kingdom, Ukraine
  • Languages
    English, Ukrainian, Russian, Welsh
DIRECTED BY
Agnieszka Holland
WRITTEN BY
Andrea Chalupa
CAST INCLUDES
James Norton, Vanessa Kirby, Peter Sarsgaard
Agnieszka Holland’s thrilling Berlin International Film Festival Official Selection, set on the eve of WWII, sees Hitler’s rise to power and Stalin’s Soviet propaganda machine pushing their “utopia” to the Western world. Meanwhile, an ambitious young journalist, Gareth Jones (James Norton) travels to Moscow to uncover the truth behind the propaganda, but then gets a tip that could expose an international conspiracy, one that could cost him and his informant their lives. Jones goes on a life-or-death journey to uncover the truth behind the façade that would later inspire George Orwell’s seminal book Animal Farm.

A Welsh journalist breaks the news in the western media of the famine in the Soviet Union in the early 1930s.