T603 has minor supporting role in Bridge of Spies (Steven Spielberg, 2015)

Watched this 2015 espionage film yesterday on Dutch tv


Bridge of Spies (film)

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Bridge of Spies
Bridge of Spies poster.jpg

Theatrical release poster
Directed by Steven Spielberg
Produced by
Written by
Music by Thomas Newman
Cinematography Janusz Kamiński
Edited by Michael Kahn
Distributed by
Release date
  • October 4, 2015 (New York Film Festival)
  • October 16, 2015 (United States)
  • November 26, 2015 (Germany)
Running time
141 minutes[3][4]
  • United States
  • Germany
  • English
  • German
Budget $40 million[5]
Box office $165.5 million[6]

Bridge of Spies is a 2015 American-German historical drama film directed and co-produced by Steven Spielberg, written by Matt Charman and the Coen brothers, and starring Tom HanksMark RylanceAmy Ryan, and Alan Alda. Set during the Cold War, the film tells the story of lawyer James B. Donovan, who is entrusted with negotiating the release of Francis Gary Powers—a U.S. Air Force pilot whose U-2 spy plane was shot down over the Soviet Union in 1960—in exchange for Rudolf Abel, a convicted Soviet KGB spy held under the custody of the United States, whom he represented at trial. The name of the film refers to the Glienicke Bridge, which connects Potsdam with Berlin, where the prisoner exchange took place. The film was an international co-production of the United States and Germany.[7]

Bridge of Spies was shot under the working title of St. James PlacePrincipal photography began on September 8, 2014, in BrooklynNew York City, and the production proceeded at Babelsberg Studios in Potsdam. The film was released by Touchstone Pictures on October 16, 2015, in the United States and distributed by 20th Century Fox in other countries.[8] It was a box office success, grossing $165 million worldwide, and was praised for its screenplay, Hanks and Rylance’s performances, Spielberg’s direction, musical score, and production values. The film received six Academy Award nominations including Best Picture and Best Original Screenplay, and won Best Supporting Actor for Rylance.