Director: Dominic Cooke
Writer: Tom O'Connor
Cast: Benedict Cumberbatch, Merhab Ninidze, Rachel Brosnahan, Jessie Buckley
THE COURIER is the true story of an unassuming British businessman Greville Wynne (Cumberbatch) recruited into one of the greatest international conflicts in history. At the behest of the UK’s MI-6 and a CIA operative (Brosnahan), he forms a covert, dangerous partnership with Soviet officer Oleg Penkovsky (Ninidze) in an effort to provide crucial intelligence needed to prevent a nuclear confrontation and defuse the Cuban Missile Crisis.