Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Tag: Dominic Cooke

Courier, The (2020)

Title: The Courier
Rating: PG-13
Directed by: Dominic Cooke
Written by: Tom O’Connor
Starring: Benedict Cumberbatch, Merab Ninidze, Rachel Brosnahan, and Jessie Buckley
Release Date: 3/19/2021
Running Time: 111 minutes

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The story of an unassuming British businessman Greville Wynne (Benedict Cumberbatch) recruited into one of the greatest international conflicts in history. At the behest of the UK’s MI-6 and a CIA operative (Rachel Brosnahan), he forms a covert, dangerous partnership with Soviet officer Oleg Penkovsky (Merab Ninidze) in an effort to provide crucial intelligence needed to prevent a nuclear confrontation and defuse the Cuban Missile Crisis.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No


On Chesil Beach (2017)

Title: On Chesil Beach
Rating: R
Directed by: Dominic Cooke
Written by: Ian McEwan
Based on the novel by: Ian McEwan
Starring: Saoirse Ronan, Billy Howle, Anne-Marie Duff, Adrian Scarborough, Emily Watson, and Samuel West
Release Date: 5/18/2018
Running Time: 110 minutes

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Adapted by Ian McEwan from his bestselling novel, the drama centers on a young couple of drastically different backgrounds in the summer of 1962. Following the pair through their idyllic courtship, the film explores sex and the societal pressure that can accompany physical intimacy, leading to an awkward and fateful wedding night.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No