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Review: November Man a different kind of spy thriller

Published on Aug 27, 2014 12:00 PM
 
Actor Pierce Brosnan plays a spy very different from James Bond. -- PHOTO: SHAW ORGANISATION

Review Spy thriller

NOVEMBER MAN (NC16)

108 minutes/Opens tomorrow/***

The story: CIA agent Peter Devereaux (Pierce Brosnan), code-named November Man, comes out of retirement for a final assignment at his former boss' request. It leads him to the vulnerable aid worker Alice Fournier (Olga Kurylenko), a cover-up of a war crime and the growing suspicion of a mole in the CIA. And he crosses paths with his former subordinate David Mason (Luke Bracey). Based on the novel There Are No Spies (1987) by Bill Granger.

 
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