• Release date: May 3, 2019 (limited)
  • Genre: Drama, Thriller
  • Running Time: 1h 41m
  • Rating: PG
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Synopsis

Retired librarian Joan Stanley (Judi Dench) is an elderly widow living a quiet life in the suburbs. When the death of a former colleague reveals Joan's ties to the KGB, the British Secret Service quickly arrest her. She's charged with providing classified scientific information including details on the building of the atomic bomb to the Soviet government.

As she is interrogated, Joan recalls the dramatic events that shaped her life. While a student at Cambridge, she was a shy young woman who excelled at physics. Her timid nature made her an easy target to be recruited by her Communist classmate Sonya Galich (Tereza Srbova) and Sonya's cousin Leo (Tom Hughes). When Joan asked to join a top-secret British programme to build nuclear weaponry, Sonya and Leo convince her to leak classified intel to Russia. Having fallen for Leo, Joan goes along with the cousins, betraying her country.

Based on the true story of Melita Norwood, as portrayed in Jennie Rooney's novel, Red Joan.


Director:
Trevor Nunn
Studio:
Mongrel Media
Producer(s):
David Parfitt
Cast:
Judi Dench, Sophie Cookson, Tom Hughes, Stephen Campbell Moore, Ben Miles, Tereza Srbova
Writer(s):
Lindsay Shapero

Movie Times

Princess Theatre, Edmonton

10337-82 Ave.
Edmonton, Alberta T6E 1Z9
(780) 433-0728

Regular Showtimes

Fri, May 24:
  • 6:45pm
Sat, May 25:
  • 12:30pm
  • 7:30pm
Sun, May 26:
  • 1:00pm
  • 6:00pm
Mon, May 27:
  • 6:45pm
Tue, May 28:
  • 6:45pm
Wed, May 29:
  • 6:45pm
Thu, May 30:
  • 6:45pm