In the shadow of the Cold War a letter from Oleg Penkovsky (Merab Ninidze) an agency of the Soviet Union received by M16 stating the concern of Penkovsky about world safety and his anxiety about a nuclear war, So Emily Donovan (Rachel Brosnahan) a CIA Agent reached out to MI6 Agent Dickie Franks (Angus Wright) , who recruited British salesman Greville Wynne (Benedict Cumberbatch) to be their spy.Written by
This film has many similarities to a James Bond film, and has been publicized as such - most notably in its television advertising and film reviews. That said, the first scene in which the audience is introduced to the main protagonist, Greville Wynne (played by Benedict Cumberbatch), was shot at Stoke Park - the same golf course that was used in the filming of the James Bond movie, Goldfinger (1964). See more »
The movie portrays Penkovsky witnessing the execution of colonel Popov. While this is debatable, Popov was executed in January 1960. The first scenes of the film take place in August. See more »
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Written by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
adapted and arranged by James Morgan and Juliette Pochin
Published by Faber Music See more »
Full of suspense and drama. '60s Cold War
Cumberbatch leads a solid cast in a Cold War thriller when a British businessman works with a Soviet officer to relay over 5000 pieces of intel to thwart Cuban Missle launches. Incredible story of Greville Wynne.
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