Bridge of Spies (12a)

Director Steven Spielberg. Biogrpahy/Drama/Thriller


During the Cold War, the Soviet Union captures U.S. pilot Francis Gary Powers after shooting down his U-2 spy plane. Sentenced to 10 years in prison, Powers' only hope is New York lawyer James Donovan (Tom Hanks), recruited by a CIA operative to negotiate his release. Donovan boards a plane to Berlin, hoping to win the young man's freedom through a prisoner exchange. If all goes well, the Russians would get Rudolf Abel (Mark Rylance), the convicted spy who Donovan defended in court.

Starring Tom Hanks, Mark Rylance, Alan Alda


Flick Advisor (comments from our film promoters)

Fantastic drama - tense on the edge of seat - best spy film since Tinker Taylor Soldier Spy.

Excellent film. Quite long at 2 hrs 22 mins. but gripping throughout.

Serious drama enjoyed by majority. Great acting.

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