The Courier

    Genre
    Thriller
  • Runtime
    112 mins
  • Release Date
    2021
  • Countries
    UK
  • Languages
    English

ANGELIKA’S NOTE

Director Dominic Cooke (ON CHESIL BEACH) crafts an engaging true-to-life spy thriller with Sundance Film Festival Official Selection THE COURIER, in which Cold War spy Greville Wynne and his Russian source try to put an end to the Cuban Missile Crisis. Featuring acclaimed performance by a star-studded ensemble including Oscar nominee Benedict Cumberbatch (THE IMITATION GAME), Golden Globe winner Rachel Brosnahan (LOUDER THAN BOMBS) British Independent Film Award nominee Merab Ninidze (JUPITER'S MOON), and BAFTA nominee Jessie Buckley (WILD ROSE).
DIRECTED BY:
Dominic Cooke
WRITTEN BY:
Tom O'Connor
CAST INCLUDES:
Benedict Cumberbatch, Merab Ninidze, Rachel Brosnahan, Jessie Buckley, Angus Wright

SYNOPSIS

The story of an unassuming British businessman Greville Wynne (Benedict Cumberbatch) recruited into one of the greatest international conflicts in history. At the behest of the UK’s MI-6 and a CIA operative (Rachel Brosnahan), he forms a covert, dangerous partnership with Soviet officer Oleg Penkovsky (Merab Ninidze) in an effort to provide crucial intelligence needed to prevent a nuclear confrontation and defuse the Cuban Missile Crisis.

The Courier

    Genre
    Thriller
  • Runtime
    112 mins
  • Release Date
    2021
  • Countries
    UK
  • Languages
    English
DIRECTED BY
Dominic Cooke
WRITTEN BY
Tom O'Connor
CAST INCLUDES
Benedict Cumberbatch, Merab Ninidze, Rachel Brosnahan, Jessie Buckley, Angus Wright
Director Dominic Cooke (ON CHESIL BEACH) crafts an engaging true-to-life spy thriller with Sundance Film Festival Official Selection THE COURIER, in which Cold War spy Greville Wynne and his Russian source try to put an end to the Cuban Missile Crisis. Featuring acclaimed performance by a star-studded ensemble including Oscar nominee Benedict Cumberbatch (THE IMITATION GAME), Golden Globe winner Rachel Brosnahan (LOUDER THAN BOMBS) British Independent Film Award nominee Merab Ninidze (JUPITER'S MOON), and BAFTA nominee Jessie Buckley (WILD ROSE).

The story of an unassuming British businessman Greville Wynne (Benedict Cumberbatch) recruited into one of the greatest international conflicts in history. At the behest of the UK’s MI-6 and a CIA operative (Rachel Brosnahan), he forms a covert, dangerous partnership with Soviet officer Oleg Penkovsky (Merab Ninidze) in an effort to provide crucial intelligence needed to prevent a nuclear confrontation and defuse the Cuban Missile Crisis.