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Monday, April 23, 2018
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RED SPARROW
(R) 140min
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Based on the award-winning novel by 33 year CIA agent Jason Matthews, this unpredictable, absorbing, and entertaining spy thriller set in cold war era Russia follows a ballerina (Jennifer Lawrence) who needs a new career after she is injured so she can continue to take care of her ailing mother (Joely Richardson). Her creepy uncle (Matthias Schoenaerts) gets her a place at the Sparrow School, a secret intelligence service that trains young people to use their bodies and minds as sexual weapons, led by the intense headmistress (Charlotte Rampling). When she meets an American CIA agent (Joel Edgerton), who tries to convince her he’s the only one she can trust, she must reconcile who she’s become with who she was, to protect her family and herself.