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Wasp Network (2019)



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Movie Info

In the late 80s and early 90s, rebel groups based in Florida enact violent attacks on Cuba to protest Castro's influence, bombing hotels and murdering innocent beachgoers. In retaliation, the Cuban government deploys an elite group of spies to take down the terrorist groups from the inside. Five of those spies ultimately face life sentences at the hands of the American government on the charges of murder and espionage. Written and directed by Olivier Assayas. Starring Penélope Cruz, Edgar Ramírez, and Gael García Bernal.


Critic Reviews for Wasp Network

All Critics (27) | Top Critics (7)

By the time all of the identities are revealed, they're inconsequential, making Wasp Network as devoid of believability as the real-life events, and as exciting as reading the encyclopedia.

September 23, 2019 | Full Review…

Who can you really trust in a world full of traitors? "Wasp Network" asks the question, but it's too busy to stick around and find out.

September 3, 2019 | Rating: C | Full Review…

The film is glossy, illuminating and frequently exciting. What it lacks is an emotional charge and a fine-grained texture.

September 2, 2019 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…
Top Critic

While it aims for big choral complexity and is generally an enjoyable watch, the film feels like an oratorio cut down to an overture, engaging with major characters and events that are dropped in or out with an unsatisfying degree of regularity.

September 1, 2019 | Full Review…

Wasp Network is a big, handsomely shot movie with a strong cast and stunning location work. But it's also a knotty tangle of endless back and forth between too many characters, situations and settings to make for satisfying storytelling.

September 1, 2019 | Full Review…

Cannily combines dense political intrigue with an oblique but welcome touch of classic Hollywood romanticism.

September 1, 2019 | Full Review…

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