Fiction, USA 2013
Swedish premiere in cooperation with Fox Film
You leave The East with a hunger to know more and a good idea of where to look. For Marling and Batmanglij that counts as mission accomplished. For audiences, it's that rare thing these days - a movie that matters. - Rolling Stone
An eco-thriller with a message, on top of that some of the hottest actors around: Alexander Skarsgård, Ellen Page and Brit Marling...
Story: Someone is attacking big corporate CEOs and forces them to eat the toxic products they manufacture and sell. A private intelligence company is called in and the ex FBI-agent Sarah Moss get's assigned to infiltrate the anarchist collective The East, which is suspected to be behind the attacks. Then everything goes wrong.
Director: Zal Batmanglij
Script: Zal Batmanglij, Brit Marling
Producers: Ridley Scott, Michael Costigan, Jocelyn Hayes-Simpson, Brit Marling Camera: Roman Vasyanov
Cast: Brit Marling, Alexander Skarsgård, Ellen Page, Toby Kebbell, Shiloh Fernandez, Patricia Clarkson
Running time: 116 min