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.
During filming, Steven Spielberg would run the dailies with Michael Kahn and his team, and give them his scene selects. And because Spielberg prefers to edit during principal photography, coming in before call time, during lunch, and after wrap, Kahn was able to assemble a cut... ...
What you know about the plane is as secret as the plane itself. If capture is a foregone conclusion, you go down with your plane. Now, if you think you can ditch and get away, if you're close enough to a border, fine. You know the ejection protocol....
Although Abel translates the Russian phrase that he calls Donovan as "standing man", a more accurate translation of it is "stoic man".
English, German, Russian
$15,371,203 (USA) (18 October 2015)
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