Tom Hanks stars in this historical drama, set during the Cold War, directed by Steven Spielberg. When Rudolf Abel (Mark Rylance) sits down on a park bench in Brooklyn, New York, a secret message left for him causes the FBI to arrest him under suspicion of being a Soviet spy. When insurance lawyer James B. Donovan (Hanks) is assigned to Abel's defence, he finds his new challenge increasingly difficult as the defendent refuses to co-operate. The cast also includes Amy Ryan, Alan Alda and Domenick Lombardozzi. The film was nominated for five Academy Awards, winning Best Supporting Actor (Rylance). Rylance also won the BAFTA Award for Best Supporting Actor.