Violet is a shy teenager who dreams of escaping her small town and pursuing her passion to sing. With the help of an unlikely mentor, she enters a local singing competition that will test her integrity, talent and ambition. Driven by a pop-fueled soundtrack, Teen Spirit is a visceral and stylish spin on the Cinderella story.
English born Joan Stanley, a Soviet and communist party sympathizer, becomes employed as a British government civil servant, and gets recruited by the KGB in the mid 1930s. She successfully transfers nuclear bomb secrets to the Soviet Union (Russia), which enables them to keep up with the west in the development of atomic weapons, and remains undetected as a spy for over a half a century.Written by
Dame Judi Dench stars as Joan Stanley who is exposed as a KGB Russian Spy long after retirement. The Film opens when she is arrested at her home then taken for interrogation. While being interrogated, Joan Flashes back to the past and that is what drives the Film. Sophie Cookson plays Joan during her early years as a Physics student at Cambridge University and it is here where she is recruited by the KGB and a Soviet supported politically radical friend Leo played by Tom Hughes. Judy Dench is actually only in a handful of the scenes but really delivers at key moments in the Movie and so do her fellow Cast Mates. As the Legal Battle ensues, the Flash backs intensify. Based loosely on a True Story I felt the Storyline was very believable and Builds and Finishes Strong. Well done Production. Top Notch Actors
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