Red Sparrow is an American detective-action film fabricated by Peter Chernin, David Ready, Jenno Topping, and Steve Zaillian under the direction of Francis Lawrence. The production companies associated with the film’s creation are TSG Entertainment and CherninEntertainment.The film first aired on February 15, 2018, in Newseum, and on March 2, 2018, in the U.S.
The film is 140 minutes long and depicts the story of a Russian officer who has come to associate with a CIA officer to reveal the true nature of a mole and also about a woman who, for the sake of saving her mother, takes dangerous and thrilling missions and successfully complete them without herself getting killed. The story is based on Jason Matthews’s book Red Sparrow and portrays true incidents.
The Cast of Red Sparrow
The cast and crew of the film Red Sparrow are as follows- Jennifer Lawrence as Dominika Egorova; Joel Edgerton as Nate Nash; Matthias Schoenaerts as Ivan Vladimirovich Egorov; Charlotte Rampling as Matron; Mary-Louise Parker as Stephanie Boucher; Claran Hinds as Colonel Zakharov; Joely Richardson as Nina Egorova
Bill Camp as Marty Gable; Jeremy Irons as General Vladimir AndreievichKorchnoi; TheklaReuten as Marta Yelenova; Douglas Hodge Colonel Maxim Volontov; Sakina Jaffrey as Trish Forsyth; Sergei Polunin as Konstantin; Sasha Frolova as Anya; Kristof Konrad as Dimitri Ustinov and Hugh Quarshie.
All You Should Know Before Watching
The story starts with the depiction of Dominika Egorova, a famous ballet dancer who does the job with the sole motive to help her mother to recover from illness. She, however, suffers a massive injury for which she has to give up her job and is soon asked by her uncle Ivan to seduce Dimitry Ustinov, a ruffian of Russian origin, and in return will get money to help her mother. She agrees and soon indulges in physical intercourse, which eventually results in her being sexually assaulted by him. However, he is soon executed by Sergei Matorin, sent by Ivan.
Dominika is provided with two options, either to join the SVR operation or to die for being an eye-witness of the murder. Dominika gets trained in State School 4 and masters her learning there, and is sent to Budapest. Dominika, during her task, engages with Nash when the latter assures her to help her and her other. Twist and turns, along with thrilling actions, are abundant in the film. Dominika will also be seen tormented by Matorin but eventually will also be able to kill him.
The climax occurs when Dominika frames Ivan as the mole and provides evidence that she gathered from Hungary to substantiate her point. Ivan is executed soon, and Dominika is dignified in a Russian Military celebration. When she returns home, she gets a phone call from an unidentified person, and the music of Grieg’s piano concerto is heard, of which she had talked to Nash.
This spy thriller is indeed a must-watch and the roles played by every single character are praiseworthy. For more such films and updates, don’t forget to stay tuned with us.