PG-13 | | Drama, History, Thriller
During the Cold War, an American lawyer is recruited to defend an arrested Soviet spy in court, and then help the CIA facilitate an exchange of the spy for the Soviet captured American U2 spy plane pilot, Francis Gary Powers.
Theater actor Scott Shepherd, who received Obie Awards for his performances in "Gatz" and "Poor Theater", and has appeared on-screen in Side Effects (2013), was cast as Hoffman, the shrewd CIA Operations Officer. The CIA was looking for a private citizen, like James B. Donovan, to negotiate the ... ...
Title Card: The height of the Cold War. The United States and the Soviet Union fear each other's nuclear capabilities - and intentions. Both sides deploy spies - and hunt for them.
Title Card: Inspired by true events.
When the FBI chases after Abel in the subway, the train leaves the station twice.
English, German, Russian
$15,371,203 (USA) (18 October 2015)
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