Very strong biographical war film joins Netflix’s offering

Very strong biographical war film joins Netflix’s offering
Very strong biographical war film joins Netflix’s offering

Movie news – From Thursday, November 9, you can stream the true story ‘The Courier’ on Netflix. Add it to your watchlist so you can watch it right away on Thursday.

Netflix itself describes this film as intellectual, exciting and moving. The film tells the true story of British businessman Greville Wynne and is set during the Cold War.

Many are praising the film and especially about lead actor Benedict Cumberbatch who plays the role of the inconspicuous businessman.

Direction and cast

The film is directed by Dominic Cooke. He is also known for his work on On Chesil Beach and The Hollow Crown.

In addition to Cumberbatch, this well-scoring film features Merab Ninidze, Rachel Brosnahan, Vladimir Chuprikov, James Schofield, Fred Haig and Anton Lesser.

About the movie

A British businessman is summarily recruited by MI-6 and the CIA during one of the greatest international conflicts in history. He must obtain secret information from a former Soviet officer that could put an end to the Cuban Missile Crisis.

Wynne finds himself in a life-threatening operation, no one can be trusted and he cannot take a step without being followed.

Exciting and believable

Rotten Tomatoes shows a very good average score of 90%. “The cast is very good, but – no surprise – it’s Cumberbatch who steals the show.”, said one of the critics. The film also managed to get a good score of 7.1/10 on IMDb. The film is also doing well on the MovieMeter site with a score of 3.38/5 and many viewers are enthusiastic.

“Every link and every action of espionage and counterintelligence has its purpose. The tension of being caught or not is great. In the end you hang. Yet the film retains its tension, not least because Benedict Cumberbatch seems very credible. “says one of the viewers.

Thursday, November 9

Just wait two more days and then you can watch the rock solid on Netflix The Courier start streaming.

The article is in Dutch

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