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A Most Wanted Man (19-Jan-2014)

Director: Anton Corbijn

Writer: Andrew Bovell

From novel: A Most Wanted Man by John Le Carré

Keywords: Thriller

Film adaptation of the John Le Carré novel of the same name follows a Chechen Muslim as he illegally immigrates to Germany and is thrust into post-September 11 hysteria.

Hamburg, Germany: Troubled middle-aged intelligence operative Günter Bachmann controls an anti-terrorism force charged with developing Muslim associates into individuals capable of infiltrating radicalized circles, operating out of the city where Mohammed Atta infamously planned the attacks of September 11 with his cohorts. Coming to Bachmann's attention is Issa Karpov, a brutally tortured Chechen Muslim illegally immigrating to Germany who becomes a wanted man when his ability to undermine a radicalized person of interest is made apparent.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Daniel Brühl
16-Jun-1978   Inglourious Basterds
Willem Dafoe
22-Jul-1955   Last Temptation of Christ
Philip Seymour Hoffman
23-Jul-1967 2-Feb-2014 Capote
Rachel McAdams
17-Nov-1978   The Notebook
Robin Wright Penn
8-Apr-1966   The Princess Bride


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