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THE EAST

by Zal Batmanglij

synopsis

A successful operative for an elite private intelligence firm is tasked with infiltrating an anarchist group known for executing covert attacks upon major corporations. However, she finds her priorities changing as she befriends the members and begins to develop romantic feelings for its charismatic leader.

international title: The East
original title: The East
country: United States, United Kingdom
sales agent: Fox Searchlight Pictures
year: 2013
genre: fiction
directed by: Zal Batmanglij
film run: 117'
release date: IE 28/06/2013, GB 28/06/2013, IT 04/07/2013, FR 10/07/2013, DE 18/07/2013
screenplay: Zal Batmanglij, Brit Marling
cast: Brit Marling, Alexander Skarsgård, Ellen Page, Toby Kebbell, Shiloh Fernandez, Aldis Hodge, Danielle Macdonald
cinematography by: Roman Vasyanov
film editing: Andrew Weisblum, Bill Pankow
art director: Cynthia Anne Slagter
costumes designer: Jenny Gering
music: Halli Cauthery, Harry Gregson-Williams
producer: Michael Costigan, Jocelyn Hayes, Brit Marling, Ridley Scott, Tony Scott
co-producer: Jonathan McCoy
production: Scott Free Productions
distributor: 20th Century Fox UK, 20th Century Fox Italy, 20th Century Fox France