The Courier

Premiered at Sundance Film Festival 2019
About

Feature Film

The Courier tells the true story of British businessman Greville Wynne, who helped the CIA penetrate the Soviet nuclear program during the Cold War. Wynne and his Russian source, Oleg Penkovsky (codenamed Ironbark), provided crucial intelligence that ended the Cuban Missile Crisis.

Written by
  • Tom O'Connor
Directed by
Dominic Cooke
Cast
  • Benedict Cumberbatch
  • Rachel Brosnahan
  • Jessie Buckley
  • Merab Ninidze