“Someone like you doesn’t end up here by choice, what is your crime?” “When I was in Moscow I heard about a program, young officers trained to seduce and manipulate to get information, they call them sparrows.” “I was told to take a man to a hotel, he said he was an enemy of the state. And in exchange my mother would get the doctor she needed. Instead they cut his throat. There could be no witnesses so they gave me a choice, die or become a Sparrow. In ‘Red Sparrow’ Ballerina Dominika Egorova is many things.
A devoted daughter determined to protect her mother at all costs.
A prima ballerina whose ferocity has pushed her body and mind to the absolute limit.
A master of seductive and manipulative combat.
“Mama, I have to go away for a while, I saw something that I wasn’t supposed to, there can be no witnesses. So they gave me a choice, die or become a sparrow.” When she suffers a career-ending injury, Dominika and her mother are facing a bleak and uncertain future. That is why she finds herself manipulated into becoming the newest recruit for Sparrow School, a secret intelligence service that trains exceptional young people like her to use their bodies and minds as weapons. After enduring the perverse and sadistic training process, she emerges as the most dangerous Sparrow the program has ever produced.
“Take off your clothes, when we are finished with you the person you were will no longer exist.” Dominika must now reconcile the person she was with the power she now commands, with her own life. She is assigned to seduce a first-tour CIA agent who handles the CIA’s most sensitive penetration of Russian intelligence. The two young officers, collide falling into a spiral of attraction and deception, which threatens their careers, allegiances and the security of both countries.
“Every human being is a puzzle of need. You must become the missing piece and they will tell you everything.” The spy thriller is directed by Francis Lawrence, based on the book of the same name, written by Jason Matthews, from a screenplay by Justin Haythe. ‘Red Sparrow’ starring Jennifer Lawrence, Joel Edgerton, Jeremy Irons, Matthias Schoenaerts, Ciaran Hinds, Joely Richardson, Mary Louise Parker and Charlotte Rampling, is scheduled to be released on March 2, 2018.
Amazing ensemble cast. What do you think?
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