Red Joan

Released: October 8, 2019 • Available in US
Product SKU: 826663202588
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"Sneakily absorbing ... Judi Dench is flawless" –

Academy Award® winner* Judi Dench (Skyfall, Quantum Of Solace) stars in this shocking true story of a woman accused of high crimes against her government. Joan Stanley (Dench) is a widow living out a quiet retirement in the suburbs when the British Secret Service places her under arrest. The charge: providing classified scientific information — including details on the building of the atomic bomb — to the Soviet government for decades. As she is interrogated, Joan relives the dramatic events that shaped her life and beliefs: her student days at Cambridge, where she excelled at physics while challenging deep-seated sexism; her tumultuous love affair with a dashing political radical (Tom Hughes); and the devastation of WWII, which inspired her to risk everything in pursuit of peace.

Based on a sensational true story, Red Joan vividly brings to life the conflicts — between patriotism and idealism, love and duty, courage and betrayal — of a woman who spent a lifetime being underestimated while quietly changing the course of history.

*1998: Best Actress in a Supporting Role: Shakespeare In Love

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Red Joan

Stephen Campbell Moore Actor
Sophie Cookson Actor
Tom Hughes Actor
Ben Miles Actor
Tereza Srbova Actor
Judi Dench Actor
David Parfitt Producer
Hugo Grumbar Executive Producer
James Atherton Executive Producer
Jan Pace Executive Producer
Jennie Rooney Writer
Karl Sydow Executive Producer
Kelly E. Ashton Executive Producer
Lindsay Shapero Writer
Tim Haslam Executive Producer
Trevor Nunn Director
Zygi Kamasa Executive Producer
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