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The East (2013)

The East

Overview


Genre

Drama, Thriller

Release Date

May 31, 2013 (Limited)

MPAA Rating

PG-13

Duration

116 min.

Studio

Fox Searchlight Pictures

Official Site

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REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Go! Watch this movie. You'll regret if not seeing it.    Readers  Be the 1st!

Cast and Crew


Director

Zal Batmanglij

Producer

Michael Costigan, Jocelyn Hayes Simpson, Brit Marling

Screenwriter

Zal Batmanglij, Brit Marling

Starring

Story


In THE EAST, Sarah Moss (Marling) is a brilliant operative for an elite private intelligence firm whose top objective is to ruthlessly protect the interests of their A-list corporate clientele. She is assigned to go undercover to infiltrate an anarchist collective known for executing covert attacks upon major corporations. Living amongst them in an effort to get closer to their members, Sarah finds herself unexpectedly torn between two worlds as she starts to fall in love with the group's charismatic leader, finding her life and her priorities irrevocably changed.

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Alexander Skarsgard, Shiloh Fernandez, Brit Marling, Aldis Hodge, Julia Ormond and Ellen Page in Fox Searchlight Pictures' The East (2013)
Patricia Clarkson stars as Sharon in Fox Searchlight Pictures' The East (2013)

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PREMIERE PHOTO

Brit Marling
Los Angeles Premiere of The East
May 28, 2013
Brit Marling
Los Angeles Premiere of The East
May 28, 2013

REVIEWS BY CRITICS

“..The East is a potent thriller but it falters somewhat in how quickly and easily Sarah sheds her former life..”
by Claudia Puig [USA Today]
“..it feels strange to be disappointed by what is, by all rights, a good movie..”
by Jordan Hoffman [Film.com]
“..a compelling portrait of what gets lost (and found) when a cause becomes an obsession..”
by Leah Greenblatt [Entertainment Weekly]