Director: Robert Zemeckis
Release Date: November 23, 2016
Duration: 2 hrs 4 mins
My Rating: 9/10
Overview: When your job requires extreme deception, how is one able to separate the liar in themselves from who they really are?
A Canadian Intelligence Officer meets a French Resistor on a secret mission in Casablanca. However, their relationship soon blooms beyond strictly business and they must maneuver around the obstacles involved with living during World War II.
Can they trust each other? Or, are they simply just living a lie?
I absolutely adore Marion Cotillard (Inception, Dark Knight Rises, The Immigrant) and Brad Pitt is stunning as per usual. The chemistry between the two is remarkable, beautiful and invigorating.
The story line is developed thoroughly and it's thrilling, suspenseful and full of action. There's never a dull moment during this film and the plot will keep you guessing until the very last scene. I loved that I couldn't guess what was going to happen next, it's a refreshing take on a World War II drama.
Along with the acting and story, the production elements are fantastic. The scenery, outfits, cars, and so much more added to the realistic vibe of the movie.
I'm happy I decided to stick with my gut and see the film regardless of the less than stellar reviews on Rotten Tomato. Take my word for it, you won't be disappointed!
What I didn't: I felt slightly confused during certain scenes, I wish the writers would have done a better job of explaining both main characters' jobs and how they came to hold them.