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Mr. Jones

British actors James Norton (Happy Valley, War & Peace) and Vanessa Kirby (The Crown) are the beating heart of this biographical thriller that sheds light on a Soviet-imposed famine in Ukraine. Unfortunately timely, but masterfully-told, it is a lesson in both history and beautiful filmmaking.

Directors

  • Agnieszka Holland

Writers

  • Andrea Chalupa

Cast

  • James Norton
  • Vanessa Kirby
  • Peter Sarsgaard

Synopsis

Welsh journalist Gareth Jones, looking for his next big story after publishing a report on the young, then-Chancellor, Hitler, stumbles upon the secret of a government-induced famine and sets out to reveal the horrors of Stalin’s regime.