THE COURIER

THE COURIER

August 28, 2020

Director

Dominic Cooke

Written By

Tom O’Connor

Starring

Benedict Cumberbatch, Rachel Brosnahan, Jessie Buckley, Merhab Ninidze

Synopsis

THE COURIER is the true story of an unassuming British businessman Greville Wynne (Cumberbatch) recruited into one of the greatest international conflicts in history. At the behest of the UK’s MI-6 and a CIA operative (Brosnahan), he forms a covert, dangerous partnership with ​Soviet officer Oleg Penkovsky (Ninidze) in an effort to provide crucial intelligence needed to prevent a nuclear confrontation and defuse the Cuban Missile Crisis.