|Coming in Theaters May 31, 2013|
Every once in awhile a Cinderella drama and thriller will surface from the Sunday Film Festivaland The East, “ Spy on Us, We’ll Spy on You…feels like it was film imitating life or right out of today’s headlines, too. The movie also stars, Brit Marling, Jason Ritter, Ellen Page, and Toby Kebbell. In The East, Sarah Moss (Marling), a sly operative for an elite private intelligence firm, finds her priorities suddenly changing after she is assigned to infiltrate an anarchist group known for executing covert attacks upon major corporations.
The ecoterrorism movie is nonstop action and hits the theaters at the beginning of summer (May 31st), Memorial Day weekend.
Living amongst them in an effort to get closer to their members, Sarah finds herself unexpectedly torn between two worlds as she starts to fall in love with the group’s charismatic leader, finding her life and her priorities upside down.
The East is directed and written by Zal Batmanglij‘s The East (2013) movie screenplay was also co-written by Brit Marling. Both offer steller, thrilling dramatic performances.
“In The East, Sarah Moss (Marling) is a brilliant operative for an elite private intelligence firm whose main objective is to ruthlessly protect her client.
It has a great cast, too. Check out the first billed lineup, It premieres May 31st and will likely be one of the best nonstop action thrillers Memorial Day weekend. Two thumbs up!