In a world on a potential brink In a new poster for Bridge Of Spies, it’s Hanks over troubled waters as we go back to a era when a honest man is the difference between war and peace.
Directed by Steven Spielberg, Bridge Of Spies is a dramatic thriller which tells the story of James Donovan (played by Tom Hanks), a Brooklyn insurance claims lawyer who finds himself thrust into the centre of the Cold War when the CIA sends him on the near-impossible task to negotiate the release of a captured American U-2 pilot.
Whilst poster shows Tom Hanks head over a bridge but as this film is based around a true story, the actual bridge is the symbol of the film as it was in history.The actual name is Glienicke Bridge a symbol of cold war and Bridge Of Spies or Bridge Of Unity was it’s nickname during the cold war. It connected then East and West Germany, and the towns of Wannsee, Potsdam a exchange point for Russian & Western prisoners.
Here’s another chance to watch the intriguing trailer again…
Bridge of Spies arrives in UK on 6th November (16th October USA) co-starring Mark Rylance, Amy Ryan, Sebastian Koch, and Alan Alda. Joel and Ethan Coen wrote the script the film which was originally based on a script by Matt Charman.