C4 9.00pm - 11.25pm
With more than a nod to director Robert Zemeckis delivers an enjoyable espionage thriller starring
Brad Pitt and Marion Cotillard as a couple tussling with love, loyalty, suspicion and deception in the midst of World War Two.
Pitt plays a Canadian working for British intelligence, and he hooks up with Cotillard’s French Resistance fighter in Morocco. Their mission: assassinate the Nazi ambassador. They must pose as husband and wife; a year later, in London, they are husband and wife for real. Then comes news that British intelligence has sprung a leak... Sumptuously glossy,
Allied looks fabulous. And so do its stars. Take a step back, and the film’s melodramatic intrigue begins to look shaky, but there are so many sequences of high suspense you might not even notice. Dir: Robert Zemeckis 2016, 15, 145min
Together: Pitt and Cotillard