In 1950s Moscow, communist Katya secretly spies for the Americans in the Cold War arms race. When she lands her biggest assignment, stealing secrets from rising government star Alexander, the last thing she expects is to fall in love with him. Reconciling her passion for him with her beliefs about communism means making the greatest sacrifice - of her life - a sacrifice that Alexander only uncovers thirty years later.
Did You Know?
When asked in an interview how she got into character for the two roles of Katya and Lauren, Rebecca Ferguson said that she would listen to music that she thought each character would have listened to. This helped her separate the two roles in her head but she would not disclose what music she used for either character. See more
At the party in the opening sequence the American flag hangs with the field in the upper right corner. Flag etiquette requires that it have the field in the upper left corner. This should be known by a government agency. See more
Sorry, are you going to interview me about my work, or my family?
Why not both? How about over dinner? Unless you have someone with you.
No, I'm alone. I guess I haven't met the right woman yet.