Despite the Falling Snow

Despite The Falling Snow
  • 2016
  • UK, Canada
  • 1h 33min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Shamim Sarif
  • Written by: Shamim Sarif
  • Cast: Rebecca Ferguson, Charles Dance, Antje Traue
  • UK release: 15 April 2016

In Moscow 1959, a spy named Katya (Ferguson) romances a young Kremlin bureaucrat (Reid); in Moscow 1992, Katya's niece Lauren (also Ferguson) seeks the truth about her aunt via elderly Alexander (Dance). Humdrum spy-themed romance with lots of long walks in the snow, unhappy reveals and crap dialogue, which never build to the long-promised payoff.

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Despite the Falling Snow

11 Apr 20162 stars

Rebecca Ferguson stars in a tale of ho-hum espionage and similarly lacklustre romance

This Cold War romance weaves between Moscow in 1959 – 61, when a spy called Katya (Rebecca Ferguson) seduces and marries well-placed young Kremlin bureaucrat Alexander (Sam Reid) but falls in lurve with him, and the same city in 1992, when New Yorker…

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