Running Time: 112 Minutes | Genre: Thriller
Director: Dominic Cooke
Producer: Ben Browning, Ben Pugh, Rory Aitken, Adam Ackland, Donald Sabourin
Starring: Benedict Cumberbatch, Jessie Buckley, Rachel Brosnahan, Angus Wright, James Schofield, Merab Ninidze
BBFCinsight: moderate violence, threat, infrequent strong language
Synopsis: 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.