Backstabbing for Beginners is a 2018 political thriller film directed by Per Fly.

Official trailers

A24 on Thursday, March 22, 2018 released the trailer:
Backstabbing For Beginners | Official Trailer HD | A24.

Story intro

The film follows Michael (James) a young UN worker working at the Oil-for-Food Programme, as he uncovers a major corruption scandal, possibly involving his own boss (Kingsley).


Theo James
Michael Sullivan, Pasha's subordinate
Ben Kingsley
Under-Secretary-General Costa Passaris a.k.a
Jacqueline Bisset
Christina Dupre
Brian Markinson
Belçim Bilgin
Rachel Wilson
Rossif Sutherland


The film Backstabbing for Beginners was scheduled to be released by A24 and DirecTV Cinema on September 7, 2017, on January 18, 2018 (Denmark) and on April 27, 2018 (United States).

The duration of the film is 90 minutes. The film's budget is $8 million US.

The film had received a "R" rating.


Backstabbing for Beginners got average rating from critics. The audience dislikes the film either.

External links

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