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Bridge of Spies (2015)

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Plot  In 1957 Brooklyn, New York, Rudolf Abel is arrested by the FBI and charged with three counts of spying for the Soviet Union. He refuses to cooperate in exchange for the charges being dropped. No one wants to represent Abel so James B. Donovan, an insurance lawyer, is prevailed upon to defend him so that trial will be seen as fair. Donovan refuses to help CIA get information out of his client and mounts the best defense he can. Abel is convicted but Donovan asks the judge to spare him the death penalty because he was serving his country and might prove useful for a future prisoner exchange. Abel gets 30 years. Donovan appeals the conviction to the Supreme Court because the was no search warrant for the seizure of Abel’s cyphers and photography equipment, but the conviction is upheld. Donovan’s principled stand results in he and his family being harassed, including a drive-by shooting of their home.

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Director(s)

Steven Spielberg

Cast

Tom Hanks
Tom Hanks
James B. Donovan
Mark Rylance
Rudolf Abel
Amy Ryan
Amy Ryan
Mary McKenna Donovan
Sebastian Koch
Wolfgang Vogel
Alan Alda
Alan Alda
Thomas Watters
Austin Stowell
Francis Gary Powers
Scott Shepherd
CIA Agent Hoffman
Billy Magnussen
Doug Forrester
Eve Hewson
Carol Donovan
Jesse Plemons
Jesse Plemons
Joe Murphy
Michael Gaston
Williams
Peter McRobbie
Allen Dulles
Domenick Lombardozzi
Agent Blasco
Dakin Matthews
Judge Mortimer W. Byers
Stephen Kunken
William Tompkins
Joshua Harto
Bates
Mikhail Gorevoy
Ivan Schischkin

Others

Release Dates

United States
16.10.2015

Updates

  Barton Fink rated Bridge of Spies (2015) with 8.0 stars / 25.09.2016

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  rifai rated Bridge of Spies (2015) with 8.0 stars / 19.02.2016

  McBilek rated Bridge of Spies (2015) with 8.0 stars / 27.01.2016

  Onur rated Bridge of Spies (2015) with 7.5 stars / 23.01.2016



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