Check out the new trailer and a host of images from StudioCanal’s forthcoming spy thriller Our Kind of Traitor.
We’ve got Russian oligarchs with dirty money, innocent holiday makers caught up in a global shenanigans. Perfect espionage fodder.
Nanny McPhee director Susanna White has done some sterling work of late on US TV with Generation Kill, Boardwalk Empire and Masters of Sex. Our Kind of Traitor is her feature follow up and she’s got a great cast to work with. Ewan McGregor, Stellan Skarsgård, Damian Lewis and Naomie Harris lead the film, which was adapted by Hossein Amini from John le Carré’s novel.
The film is released in UK cinemas 6th May 2016.
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While on holiday in Marrakech, an ordinary English couple, Perry (Ewan McGregor – THE IMPOSSIBLE, THE GHOST) and Gail (Naomie Harris – SPECTRE, SOUTHPAW), befriend a flamboyant and charismatic Russian, Dima (Stellan Skarsgård – AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON, THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO), who unbeknownst to them is a kingpin money launderer for the Russian mafia.
When Dima asks for their help to deliver classified information to the British Secret Services, Perry and Gail get caught in a dangerous world of international espionage and dirty politics. The couple is propelled on a perilous journey through Paris and Bern, a safe house in the French Alps, to the murky corners of the City of London and an alliance with the British Government via a ruthless and determined MI6 agent (Damian Lewis – HOMELAND).
From the writer of DRIVE (Hossein Amini) adapting the hit John le Carré novel – the mind behind TINKER TAILOR SOLDIER SPY, and directed by acclaimed Susanna White – this taut thriller twists and turns its way around the world with dramatic consequences.