Based on the John le Carré novel of the same name and adapted for the screen by one of the UK’s most exciting writers, Hossein Amini (Drive, The Wings of a Dove), OUR KIND OF TRAITOR boasts an all-star cast including Ewan McGregor, Stellan Skarsgård, Damian Lewis and Naomie Harris.
Directed by Susanna White (Boardwalk Empire, Generation Kill), OUR KIND OF TRAITOR is released in UK cinemas 6th May 2016.
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.
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