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The Courier (12)

Cold War spy Greville Wynne and his Russian source try to put an end to the Cuban Missile Crisis in this true-life thriller starring Benedict Cumberbatch.

Based on a true story, The Courier stars Benedict Cumberbatch as unassuming British businessman Greville Wynne, who was recruited into one of the greatest international conflicts in history. At the behest of the UK’s MI6 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
  • CAST: Benedict Cumberbatch, Merab Ninidze, Rachel Brosnahan, Jessie Buckley, Angus Wright

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