“The Courier” (REVIEW) A Highly Capable Cold War Spy Flick!

A review of THE COURIER starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Rachel Brosnahan, Merab Ninidze, Jessie Buckley, and Angus Wright. From director Dominic Cooke.



THE COURIER is a true-life spy thriller, the story of an unassuming British businessman Greville Wynne (Benedict Cumberbatch) 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.

Director:

Dominic Cooke

Writers:

Tom O’Connor

Producers:

Adam Ackland, Ben Browning, Ben Pugh, Rory Aitken

Executive Producers:

Leah Clarke, Benedict Cumberbatch, Ashley Fox, Glen Basner, Alison Cohen, Milan Popelka, Dominic Cooke, Tom O’Connor, Josh Varney

Starring:

Benedict Cumberbatch, Merab Ninidze, Rachel Brosnahan, Jessie Buckley


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The Courier (2021) Roadside Attractions & Lionsgate © All Rights Reserved

The Courier (2021) Roadside Attractions & Lionsgate © All Rights Reserved

The Courier (2021) Roadside Attractions & Lionsgate © All Rights Reserved

The Courier (2021) Roadside Attractions & Lionsgate © All Rights Reserved

The Courier (2021) Roadside Attractions & Lionsgate © All Rights Reserved

The Courier (2021) Roadside Attractions & Lionsgate © All Rights Reserved

The Courier (2021) Roadside Attractions & Lionsgate © All Rights Reserved

The Courier (2021) Roadside Attractions & Lionsgate © All Rights Reserved

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