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Benedict Cumberbatch is gripping in this true-life spy thriller charting the story of unassuming British businessman Greville Wynne as he is recruited into the Cold War effort.

Thriller 2020 112 mins

Director: Dominic Cooke

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Overview

Director Dominic Cooke delivers a suspense filled tribute to the classic espionage thriller with the astonishing story of unassuming British businessman Greville Wynne (Benedict Cumberbatch), who was 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.

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