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Red Joan (2018)

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The story of Joan Stanley, who was exposed as the KGB's longest-serving British spy.

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Trevor Nunn

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Lindsay Shapero
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Cast

Credited cast:
Judi Dench ... Joan Stanley
Sophie Cookson ... Young Joan
Stephen Campbell Moore ... Max Davis
Tom Hughes ... Leo Galich
Laurence Spellman ... Patrick Adams
Tereza Srbova ... Sonya Galich
Ben Miles ... Nick
Robin Soans ... Clement Attlee
Kevin Fuller ... Detective Philips
Stephen Boxer ... Peter Kierl
Simon Ludders ... Ship's Captain
Steven Hillman ... Prison Guard
Ciarán Owens ... Detective Hughes
Phill Langhorne ... Uniformed Officer
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Alfie Allen Alfie Allen ... University Graduate / Activist
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Storyline

English born Joan Stanley, a Soviet and communist party sympathizer, becomes employed as a British government civil servant, and gets recruited by the KGB in the mid 1930s. She successfully transfers nuclear bomb secrets to the Soviet Union (Russia), which enables them to keep up with the west in the development of atomic weapons, and remains undetected as a spy for over a half a century. Written by Unknownian

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To Change the World, She Betrayed Her Country See more »


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Rated R for brief sexuality/nudity | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

Embankment Films

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 April 2019 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

En spions bekendelser See more »

Filming Locations:

London, England, UK See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$43,636, 22 April 2019
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Trademark Films See more »
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Color

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Judy Dench was recently noted for playing 007's boss, "M", in the James Bond franchise ; when her role was to detect the type of character, that she plays in this film. See more »

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Joan Stanley: Use your heart instead of your head.
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Nearly very good 👍
20 April 2019 | by jasongkgreenSee all my reviews

Judi was very good of course, but doesn't feature hugely. Film was ok but felt like a missed opportunity. Could have been better. Meandered through an interesting story in a pedestrian manner. Last 10 mins it picked up. 6/10.


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