Summary: ‘The East’ finds a corporate spy (Marling) attempting to infiltrate a group run by a charismatic eco-terrorist (Alexander Skarsgård). Former FBI agent Sarah, whose job with an elite private intelligence firm sees her going deep undercover with the titular eco-anarchist collective, finds herself torn between two worlds when confronted by the reality that The East are the lesser of two evils when compared to her clients.
Australian Cinema Release Date: 19th September, 2013
Australian DVD Release Date: TBA
Country: USA, UK
Director: Zal Batmanglij
Screenwriter: Zal Batmanglij, Brit Marling
Cast: Hillary Baack (Eve), Lani Bemak (Lani), Bill Boslego (Barry Redman), Patricia Clarkson (Sharon), Shiloh Fernandez (Luca), Wilbur Fitzgerald (Robert McCabe), Anthony Michael Frederick (Randy), David Goff (Skipper), Ryan Grego (Johnny Perkins), Aldis Hodge (Thumbs), Toby Kebbell (Doc), Danielle Macdonald (Tess), Billy Magnussen (Porty McCabe), Brit Marling (Sarah), John Neisler (Rory Huston), Michael Nouryeh (Jim (voice)), Julia Ormond (Paige Williams), Ellen Page (Izzy), Jason Ritter (Tim), Angharad Robinson (Angie), Pamela Roylance (Diane Wisecraver), Jamey Sheridan (Richard Cannon), Alexander Skarsgard (Benji), Billy Slaughter (Trevor ‘The Fed’), John James Tourville (John James)
Runtime: 99 mins
OUR REVIEWS/RATINGS OF ‘THE EAST’:
Please check Dave’s review of ‘The East’ that is available on The Helium Entertainment Channel
Please check Greg’s review of ‘The East’ that is available on www.filmreviews.net.au
Other Subculture Media Reviews of ‘The East′: Please check The Good The Bad The Ugly Film Show Episode 50 for our more in-depth review of ‘The East’.