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Bridge of Spies

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Original title
Bridge of Spies
Year
Running time
135 min.
Country
United States United States
Director
Screenwriter
Matt Charman, Ethan Coen, Joel Coen
Music
Thomas Newman
Cinematography
Janusz Kaminski
Cast
Producer
DreamWorks SKG, Fox 2000 Pictures
Genre
Thriller. Drama | 1950s. Cold War. Spy Film. Based On A True Story. Courtroom Drama / Lawyers
Synopsis
In 1957 New York City, Rudolf Abel is arrested and charged with spying for the Soviet Union. Insurance lawyer James B. Donovan (Tom Hanks) is appointed to defend Abel, so that Abel's trial will be seen as fair. Committed to the principle that the accused deserves a vigorous defense, he mounts the best defense of Abel he can, declining along the way to cooperate in the CIA's attempts to induce him to violate the confidentiality of his communications with his client.
Awards
2015: Academy Awards: Best Supporting Actor (Mark Rylance). 6 Nominations
2015: BAFTA Awards: Best Supporting Actor (Mark Rylance)
2015: Golden Globes: Nominated for Best Supporting Actor (Mark Rylance)
2015: David di Donatello Awards: Best Foreign Film
2015: American Film Institute (AFI): Top 10 - Best 2015 Films
2015: New York Film Critics Circle: Best Supporting Actor (Rylance)
2015: National Board of Review (NBR): Top Ten Films
2015: Satellite Awards: Best Art Direction. 5 Nominations
2015: Los Angeles Films Critics Association: Nom. Best Supporting Actor (Rylance)
2015: Critics Choice Awards: 5 Nominations including Best Film & Director
2015: Producers Guild Awards (PGA): Nominated for Best Film
2015: Screen Actors Guild (SAG): Nominated for Best Supporting Actor (Rylance)
2015: Writers Guild of America (WGA): Nominated for Best Original Screenplay
2015: Chicago Film Critics Awards: Nom. for Best Supp. Actor (Rylance) & Screenplay
2015: San Francisco Film Critics Circle: 2 Nom. including Best Supp. Actor (Rylance)
2015: Boston Society of Film Critics Awards: Best Supporting Actor (Mark Rylance)
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