Cast: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Rachel McAdams, Willem Dafoe, Robin Wright
Director: Anton Corbijn
Screenplay: Andrew Bovell
Based on the novel by John le Carré
Producers: Stephen Cornwell, Gail Egan, Malte Grunert, Simon Cornwell, Andrea Calderwood
Executive Producers: John le Carré, Tessa Ross, Sam Englebardt, William D Johnson
Potboiler Productions / Ink Factory / Amusement Park
When a half-Chechen, half-Russian, tortured half-to-death immigrant turns up in Hamburg’s Islamic community, laying claim to his father’s ill-gotten fortune, both German and US security agencies take a close interest: as the clock ticks down and the stakes rise, the race is on to establish this most wanted man’s true identity – oppressed victim or destruction-bent extremist?
Poignant, compassionate and thrilling, A Most Wanted Man prickles with tension right through to its last heart-stopping scene. It is a cerebral tale of intrigue that is both contemporary and deeply human, touching on love, rivalry, politics and the world we live in.