Beautifully filmed with strong directing and cinematography. Everything you need to know about our kind of traitor. Our kind of traitor relies on solid writing and acting rather than action to deliver its spymovie thrills and thankfully has the pedigree to pull it off on both fronts. Our kind of traitor boasts a series of onscreen titles that signal a certain kind of thriller one that hops from moscow to marrakesh to london to paris to bern to the french alps with. Our kind of traitor was released in 2016 on friday, july 1, 2016 in limited movie theaters. In late 20, lewis completed production in scotland on the neon films drama, the silent storm.
But the film balances out some potential preposterousness with quotidian details of dimas and perrys respective family lives. Our kind of traitor filming locations the telegraph. Our kind of traitor is a serviceable and relevant film with little to distinguish it above its compatriots. This is meatandpotatoes le carre given a generic spymovie treatment, but still it reels you in. Not the kind of thing i normally care about in films, but its hard not to notice how aesthetically pleasing our kind of traitor is. A holidaymaking brit couple university professor perry. There were 6 other movies released on the same date, including the legend of tarzan, the bfg and the purge.
Our kind of traitor reminded me of the kind of movie pleasures id lately been missing, namely characters who find themselves in situations they couldnt possibly have anticipated and which prove. Our kind of traitor packs a middleweight punch and no wit. A professor drawn to the mob in our kind of traitor. Near the end of our kind of traitor, the helicopter descends outofcontrol then explodes, killing dima, and others. The film, set on scotlands isle of mull, is the directorial debut for corinna villari. The daily mail is reporting the news that the star wars prequels star has signed on for an upcoming adaptation of our kind of traitor, a new film based on.
The screenplay by hossein amini, a writer who has done both literary adaptations jude, wings of a dove. Some of the plot points seem highly implausible and others feel underwritten. Ewan mcgregor becomes an unwitting covert agent for the british government helping to bring. Producers simon cornwell and stephen cornwell are both sons of the films source novelist john le carre.
A short film by eric kissack narrated by nick offerman duration. The film had its world premiere at the 2015 berlin international film festival, and was released in the us in april 2016. Movie clip dima and perry our kind of traitor synopsis while on holiday in marrakech, an ordinary english couple, perry and gail, befriend a flamboyant and charismatic russian, dima, who unbeknownst to them is a kingpin money launderer for the russian mafia. The only feature of our kind of traitor which has any chance of leaving a lasting impression is the performances given by lewis and skarsgard. Our kind of traitor 2016 is available on netflix since. Based on the hit john le carr novel, our kind of traitor is a gripping thriller starring ewan mcgregor and naomie harris as an ordinary english couple who befriend a flamboyant and charismatic russian stellan skarsgrd who, unbeknownst to them, is a kingpin moneylaunderer. Our kind of traitor is a 2016 british spy thriller film directed by susanna white and written by.
In fact, theres a little of the 1956 man who knew too much clinging to the edges. Our kind of traitor official trailer starring ewan mcgregor and naomie. All tracks were composed by marcelo zarvos, and performed by the london metropolitan orchestra conducted by andrew brown. In fact it left me with almost no memory of the story except a vague outline, which was very handy when it came to watching the film. It was an exciting experience to see damian lewis for the first time on big screen and i am happy to report i loved the movie. Our kind of traitor is a movie reeking with the perfume of music.
Our kind of traitor ewan mcgregor plays the jimmy stewartlike everyman in a globetrotting espionage thriller that puts an ordinary brit at the center of a highprofile defection. Our kind of traitor is my kind of movie fan fun with. Our kind of traitor is a 2016 british spy thriller film directed by susanna white and written by hossein amini, adapted from john le carres novel of the same name. Our kind of traitor official trailer starring ewan mcgregor. A superb film with a great script and actors and more genuine suspense than any james bond film and i love james bond.
The narrative is far too compressed, the action scenes are substandard and the main antagonist the prince is completely underdeveloped and under whelming as a screen villain. Its all fun and games until dima reveals himself to be a kingpin money launderer for the russian mafia and a. Our kind of traitor finally hit us theaters in limited release on july 1 and i was able to catch one of the first screenings in ny. A professor drawn to the mob in our kind of traitor the. The high points in our kind of traitor are the struggling marriage between mcgregor and harris characters, as well as the budding, offbeat, and slightly dangerous friendship between perry and dima yet the movie slightly drops the ball when it eventually eases the danger between the two men. Perry figures he can turn the usb drive over at customs and be done with it, though it turns out british. Our kind of traitor is a satisfying, but unremarkable thriller. The story is wellconstructed, but the acting except for skarsgards is listless and the entire film suffers from a lack of tension. Born today most popular celebs most popular celebs celebrity news. How did the incident near the end of our kind of traitor. Damian lewis in our kind of traitor 2016 ewan mcgregor and naomie harris in our kind of traitor. An explosion, an upbeat ending, and music, music, music. Too many film sites cater to the same kind of audience, with one overwhelming voice in the writing, but what we treasure at alternate ending is diversity.
What our educators say it really is a chance for us to open childrens minds to the power of film not just as a vehicle for entertainment but also as a way in to understanding their own world and the worlds of people whose lives are very different. While on holiday in marrakesh, an ordinary english couple, perry ewan mcgregor and gail naomie harris, befriend a flamboyant and charismatic russian, dima stellan skarsgard, who unbeknownst to them is a kingpin money launderer for the russian mafia. Oscars best picture winners best picture winners golden globes emmys san diego comiccon new york comiccon sundance film festival toronto intl film festival awards central festival central all events. Directed by susanna white our kind of traitor and starring academy award nominee jessica chastain, academy award winner sam rockwell, and michael greyeyes, who the new york times lauds as a miracle of intelligence and dignity, the film tells the fictionalized account of the truelife events. I usually love john le carres books, but i didnt think much of our kind of traitor at all. This is an exciting film, but does require some suspension of belief. Our kind of traitor official trailer starring ewan. Perhaps a line that best sums up the difference between film and book is when perry thinks, and there was no explosion. With the spy genre in full resurgence, audiences may not be salivating for another entry. The reason it is such a good film is simple, you believe in the characters and really want them to survivewin. The wave official trailer a heartstopping disaster film duration. Our kind of traitor, starring ewan mcgregor, left, and stellan. The film, based on john le carres 2010 novel of the same name, includes.
Deze spionagethriller is gebaseerd op het gelijknamige boek van john le carre. And, in the film, le carres vision is made conventional. Our kind of traitor opens th may 2016 in the uk and 1 st july in the usa. Our kind of traitors story requires some leaps, especially in fully believing perrys nearinstant loyalty to dima and his ability to participate in complex international espionage. Our kind of traitor relies on solid writing and acting rather than action to deliver its spymovie thrills and thankfully has the pedigree to pull it off. Ewan mcgregor to star in espionage thriller our kind of. Our kind of traitor 2016 rotten tomatoes movie trailers. Based on a john le carre novel, our kind of traitor was directed by susanna white.1217 340 936 515 1 803 831 1652 122 1604 1624 89 801 716 1313 561 1637 720 1349 1253 505 1650 1095 802 1557 1050 1600 763 410 425 964 632 232 313 849 356 653 209 464 907 1476 209 491 276 935 109