Anna is a 2019 English-language French action thriller film directed by Luc Besson.

Official trailers

Anna Movie on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 released the trailer:
Anna (2019 Movie) Official Trailer - Sasha Luss, Luke Evans, Cillian Murphy, Helen Mirren.

Story intro

Anna, a beautiful woman who has been the victim of domestic abuse, sees no point in continuing her life. In a turning point of her life, she reluctantly accepts an offer by KGB officer Alex. After a year of training, she is to work as a KGB assassin for five years under a handler named Olga, after which she will be free to continue her life as she pleases. KGB head Vassiliev is not willing to honor this agreement, implying that the only way out of the KGB is death. She goes undercover as a fashion model and is hired to work in Paris. At the same time she completes various missions and assassinations. When she is found out by the CIA, she agrees to work for them as a double agent with Agent Miller as her handler, in exchange for the promise of immediate retirement and a protected life in Hawaii. Miller later tasks her with assassinating Vassiliev, with the CIA hoping that his absence would lead to smoother relations with the KGB. Anna kills Vassiliev and fights her way out of the KGB. She later arranges a meet with Alex and Miller, bartering information she stole from the two agencies in exchange for a six month reprieve. As she is leaving, she is ambushed by Olga and fatally shot for her betrayal. However, she uses a body double to fake her death and escape. It is revealed that Olga had earlier discovered Anna's association with the CIA and the planned assassination of Vassiliev. Both women conspired to go along with the CIA's plan so that Olga could succeed Vassiliev and later faked Anna's execution to fool both agencies and set Anna free. Olga views a recorded message left for her by Anna, who expresses her gratitude to Olga but reveals she kept evidence of Olga's involvement in Vassiliev's murder in case Olga betrays her.

Cast

Sasha Luss
Anna
Luke Evans
Alex Tchenkov
Cillian Murphy
Lenny Miller
Helen Mirren
Olga
Lera Abova
Maud
Alexander Petrov
Piotr
Nikita Pavlenko
Vlad
Anna Krippa
Nika
Aleksey Maslodudov
Jimmy
Eric Godon
Vassiliev
Jean-Baptiste Puech
Samy
Nastya Sten
Anna Blonde
Ivan Franek
Mossan
Adrian Can
John
Alison Wheeler
Dorothée
Andrew Howard
Oleg
Jan Oliver Schroeder
Frederick
Louise Parker
Sonia
Sasha Beliaeva
Petra
Greta Varlese
Renata
Lauren de Graaf
Inge
Mikhail Safronov
Anna's Father
Maria Luss
Anna's Mother
Sergey Bachurskiy
Moscow Cabbie (as Sergey Bachursky)
Ernest Gromov
KGB Superior Officer
Jarkov Sergey
KGB Sentry
Eduard Fliorov
Moli (as Eduard Flyorov)
Julia Munrow
Vassiliev's Secretary
Jess Liaudin
Olga's Technicien
Christopher Craig
Piotr's Hostage
Yuriy Zavalnyouk
Moscow Playboy
David Coburn
CIA Chief
James Joint
Miller's Chauffeur
Tonio Descanvelle
Miller's Assistant
Réginal Kudiwu
Blake (as Réginal-Roland Kudiwu)
Manuel Sinor
Binome Blake
Gérard Graillot
Monceau Waiter
Laurent Ferraro
Mario
Zac Andianas
Mario's Stylist
Aya Yabuuchi
Mario's Make-Up Artist
Mabô Kouyaté
Mario's Assistant
Eric Lampaert
Nato
Fany Le Gac
Nato's Producer
Pauline Hoarau
Nato's Model 1
Noam Frost
Nato's Model 2
Jordan Dwayne
Nato's Assistant
Peter Lamarque
Boxing Photographer
Grace Hancock
Neta
Cansu Tosun
Car Crash Woman
Niccolò Senni
Laboratory Scientist (as Niccolo Senni)
Scott Thurn
Scope CIA Agent
Terrence Amadi
Scope CIA Agent 2
Jean-Marc Montalto
Mansion Photographer
Alexandre Majetniak
KGB Surveillance 1
Toni Hristov
KGB Surveillance 2
Leonid Glushchenko
KGB Surveillance 3
Anthony Weber
DJ Party
Elise Lissague
One Agency Receptionist
Wendy Grenier
One Agency Assistant
Viatcheslav Ardachev
Restaurant Manager
Paul Lefevre
Restaurant Guest
Alain Figlarz
Restaurant Target
Igor Savochkin
Alex's Sidekick
Kamila Hovorková
Anna 8 Years Old

About

Principal photography began in early November 2017 in Belgrade.

The film Anna was scheduled to be released on June 19, 2019 (Taiwan), on June 20, 2019 (Israel, Singapore, Turkey), on June 21, 2019 (United States, Canada), on June 28, 2019 (Lithuania), on July 5, 2019 (United Kingdom, Ireland), on July 10, 2019 (France, Belgium), on July 11, 2019 (Russia), on July 18, 2019 (Germany, Greece, Portugal), on July 19, 2019 (Bulgaria), on July 26, 2019 (Iceland), on September 5, 2019 (Australia), on September 12, 2019 (Brazil, Netherlands), on November 7, 2019 (Bolivia) and on November 21, 2019 (Italy) by Pathé (France), Summit Entertainment (United States and United Kingdom), EuropaCorp, 01 Distribution, Ascot Elite Entertainment Group, Belga Films, Central Partnership, Constantin-Film, Corazón Films, Digi-Optic Films, Entertainment One, Golden Village Pictures, Independent Films, Lionsgate UK, Mongkol Major, Odeon, Pancinema, Phars Film, StudioCanal, Ukrainian Film Distribution, Pris Audiovisuais and Universal Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.

The duration of the film is 118 minutes. With a budget of $30 million, the film grossed over $30.7 million.

The film had received a "R" rating.

Rating

Anna got average rating from critics.

External links

Official website: anna.movie

IMDB: Anna

Wikipedia: Anna (2019 film)

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