- 2h 19min
- Directed by: Francis Lawrence
- Cast: Jennifer Lawrence, Joel Edgerton, Mary-Louise Parker
Dominika (Lawrence) is a beautiful Bolshoi ballerina forced to go to spy school and seduce American agent Nate (Edgerton). Not an action vehicle but a dialogue-heavy spy story, surprisingly downbeat and sometimes genuinely nasty, but Lawrence gives a complex and balanced performance, the cast is strong and the topicality gives it an edge.
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Reviews & features
Francis Lawrence says Jennifer Lawrence is an instinctual actor27 Feb 2018
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Jennifer Lawrence got nervous going nude in Red Sparrow26 Feb 2018
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Red Sparrow26 Feb 2018
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Red Sparrow star Joel Edgerton has always been a spy fan20 Feb 2018
Joel Edgerton has been a fan of the spy genre since he was a kid. The 43-year-old actor stars CIA agent Nate Nash in new movie 'Red Sparrow' alongside Jennifer Lawrence, and admitted when he was 10 he had his own "spy kit" but he isn't sure if his…
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Joel Edgerton to join Jennifer Lawrence in Red Sparrow5 Aug 2016
Joel Edgerton is set to be cast in 'Red Sparrow' joining Jennifer Lawrence in the movie. The 42-year-old 'Black Mass' actor has reportedly begun talks to star in the thriller based on Jason Matthews' spy novel. According to Deadline, the feature will…
Darren Aronofsky to helm Red Sparrow?15 Aug 2013
Darren Aronofsky is in talks to direct 'Red Sparrow'. The filmmaker is interested in helming an adaptation of Jason Matthews' espionage novel after 20th Century Fox bought the book's rights in a seven-figure deal in April. The spy novel - published in…
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