An Officer and a Spy

An Officer and a Spy

An Officer and a Spy

Oscar winner Jean Dujardin (The Artist) plays a lieutenant colonel ordered to remain silent when discovering the unjust sentencing of a French-Jewish military officer in this 1890s-set drama from Roman Polanski, adapting Robert Harris' novel of the same name. Co-stars Emmanuelle Seigner (At Eternity's Gate).

2019132 minsFrance, ItalyFrench with English subtitles
DramaThrillerHistoricalFestival & Independent
Director:
Roman Polanski ('Rosemary's Baby', 'Chinatown', 'Carnage')
Writer:
Roman Polanski
Cast:
Louis GarrelJean DujardinEmmanuelle SeignerMathieu Amalric
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IndieWire

IndieWire

press

A peevish and self-satisfied procedural that unravels the Dreyfus Affair with all the journalistic doggedness of “Spotlight,” but none of the same integrity.

Variety

Variety

press

An Officer and a Spy has a this-happened-and-then-this-happened quality. And that’s why the movie, beneath the two-dimensional jauntiness of its acting and the period vividness of its sets and costumes, feels more dutiful than riveting.

Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

Oddly lacking in heart and soul, almost as though a mask of military discipline held it in check.

The Guardian

The Guardian

press

It’s a solid, well-crafted piece of professional carpentry, like a heavy piece of Victorian furniture; built to last; built to be used. The longer you look at it, the more impressive it grows.

4.0
IndieWire

IndieWire

press

A peevish and self-satisfied procedural that unravels the Dreyfus Affair with all the journalistic doggedness of “Spotlight,” but none of the same integrity.

Variety

Variety

press

An Officer and a Spy has a this-happened-and-then-this-happened quality. And that’s why the movie, beneath the two-dimensional jauntiness of its acting and the period vividness of its sets and costumes, feels more dutiful than riveting.

Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

Oddly lacking in heart and soul, almost as though a mask of military discipline held it in check.

The Guardian

The Guardian

press

It’s a solid, well-crafted piece of professional carpentry, like a heavy piece of Victorian furniture; built to last; built to be used. The longer you look at it, the more impressive it grows.

4.0

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