A Most Wanted Man

A Most Wanted Man

Philip Seymour Hoffman
Director: Anton Corbijn Cast: Philip Seymour Hoffman
Philip Seymour Hoffman
, Rachel McAdams
Rachel McAdams
, Grigoriy Dobrygin
Grigoriy Dobrygin
Anton Corbijn

DVD (Color / Wide Screen)

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The late Philip Seymour Hoffman gives his final screen performance in this taut yet labyrinthine adaptation of John le Carré's 2008 spy novel. In the years immediately following 9/11, Gunter Bachmann (Hoffman) is a counterterrorist expert based in Hamburg who operates as a rogue agent, independently of the Grenzschutzgruppe 9 der Bundespolizei (GSG-9). He specializes in bringing down jihadists, and as the story opens, he begins to fixate on a Chechen immigrant named Issa Karpov (Grigoriy Dobrygin), newly arrived in town. Issa's motivations are initially unknown, but he befriends an American social worker (Rachel McAdams) who grows convinced of his harmlessness and sets about persuading Gunter of the same. Meanwhile, Gunter becomes aware of a palpable and imminent threat to national security that involves future jihad activity, and devises an ingenious plan that he hopes will both extinguish the threat and provide amnesty for Issa. The Americans and the GSG-9, however, learn of Gunter's plot and express both impatience and a general skepticism about the scheme's effectiveness. A Most Wanted Man premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival.

Product Details

Release Date: 11/04/2014
UPC: 0031398204893
Original Release: 2014
Rating: R
Source: Lions Gate
Region Code: 1
Presentation: [Wide Screen, Color]
Sound: [Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround]
Time: 2:02:00
Sales rank: 5,525

Special Features

Closed Caption; "The making of A Most Wanted Man" featurette; "Spymaster: John le Carré in Hamburg" featurette

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Philip Seymour Hoffman Gunter Bachmann
Rachel McAdams Annabel Richter
Grigoriy Dobrygin Issa Karpov
Willem Dafoe Tommy Brue
Robin Wright Martha Sullivan
Homayoun Ershadi Abdullah
Nina Hoss Irna Frey
Franz Hartwig Karl
Daniel Brühl Maximilian
Kostja Ullmann Rasheed
Vicky Krieps Niki
Mehdi Dehbi Jamal
Rainer Bock Dieter Mohr
Tamer Yigit Melik Oktay
Derya Alabora Leyla Oktay
Herbert Grönemeyer Michael Axelrod
Charlotte Schwab Ursula
Max Volkert Martens Otto Burgdorf
Bernhard Schutz Otto Keller
Martin Wuttke The Admiral
Ursina Lardi Mitzi

Technical Credits
Anton Corbijn Director
Simone Bar Casting
Andrew Bovell Screenwriter
Andrea Calderwood Producer
John LeCarre Executive Producer
Stephen Cornwell Producer
Simon Cornwell Producer
Benoit Delhomme Cinematographer
Gail Egan Producer
Sam Englebardt Executive Producer
Solveig Fina Co-producer
Nicole Fischnaller Costumes/Costume Designer
Herbert Grönemeyer Score Composer
Malte Grunert Producer
Jina Jay Casting
William D. Johnson Executive Producer
Sebastian Krawinkel Production Designer
Tessa Ross Executive Producer
Helga Sasse Co-producer
Claire Simpson Editor

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- A Most Wanted Man
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