- May 25, 2019
Joan Stanley (Judi Dench) is a widow living out retirement in the suburbs when the British Secret Service places her under arrest. The charge: providing classified scientific information – including details on the building of the atomic bomb – to the Soviet government for decades. Joan relives the dramatic events that shaped her life: her student days at Cambridge, where she excelled at physics while challenging sexism; her affair with a political radical; and the devastation of World War II, which inspired her to risk everything in pursuit of peace. Based on a sensational true story. 2019. 1h50m.