Despite the Falling Snow
- UK, Canada
- 93 min
- 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 Snow11 Apr 2016
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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