In a picturesque village in England, Joan Stanley (Judi Dench), lives in contented retirement. Then suddenly her tranquil existence is shattered as she’s arrested by MI5. For Joan has been hiding an incredible past; she is one of the most influential spies in living history. Cambridge University in the 1930s, and the young Joan (Sophie Cookson), a physics student, falls in love with Russian saboteur, Leo. Through him, she begins to see that the world must be saved from itself in the race to military supremacy. Post-war and now working at a top secret nuclear research facility, Joan is confronted with the impossible: What price would you pay for peace?
Inspired by an extraordinary true story, acclaimed theatre director Trevor Nunn’s Red Joan is the taut and emotional discovery of one woman’s sacrifice in the face of incredible circumstances.
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Red Joan is in cinemas June 6, 2019