A Most Wanted Man
- Germany / US / UK
- 2h 1min
- Directed by: Anton Corbijn
- Cast: Rachel McAdams, Robin Wright, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Willem Dafoe, Daniel Brühl, Nina Hoss
- UK release: 12 September 2014
A Chechen Muslim illegally immigrates to Hamburg, where he gets caught in the international war on terror. Featuring the late Philip Seymour Hoffman.
This film is not currently showing in cinemas.
A MOST WANTED MAN is an espionage thriller, based on a novel by John le Carré. When a half-Chechen, half-Russian, brutally tortured 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?
Director: Anton Corbijn Stars: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Rachel McAdams, Daniel Brühl
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