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.
With the story's protagonists in place, the filmmakers set out to cast the supporting roles integral to James B. Donovan's story, consulting with New York City-based casting director Ellen Lewis. Steven Spielberg said: "There have been many times when I wanted to use Ellen but she was working with Scorsese, and this was an opportunity where Marty wasn't working, and Ellen was available, which was great, because I wanted to use predominantly stage actors."
My coat was stolen from me.
Ivan Schischkin: What did you expect? It was from Saks Fifth Avenue, wasn't it?
Two different scenes, set in 1957, display the same 1959 Plymouth sedan, as well as a 1958 Buick as one of the government vehicles.
English, German, Russian
$15,371,203 (USA) (18 October 2015)
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