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Rated PG-13 · 116 min. · 2013

Action/Adventure, Drama



It's not often that Hollywood movies portray American leftist radicals in any light at all, let alone a sympathetic one. Although this film from Zal Batmangli, co-written with star Brit Marling, has much to admire, it slips into wearisome genre tropes.


See our full review: A sympathetic depiction of eco-anarchists in <i>The East</i>

A sympathetic depiction of eco-anarchists in The East

In this indie thriller, we see a world that rarely makes the screen: the American leftist fringe of freegans, vegans, skaters, freight-hoppers and elusive activists whose tactics veer into law-breaking. »

Official Site: www.theeastmovie.com
Director: Zal Batmanglij
Writer: Brit Marling and Zal Batmanglij
Producer: Ridley Scott, Michael Costigan, Jocelyn Hayes-Simpson and Brit Marling
Cast: Alexander Skarsgård, Ellen Page, Brit Marling, Toby Kebbell, Shiloh Fernandez, Patricia Clarkson, Julia Ormond, Aldis Hodge and Billy Magnussen

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