In 1942 North Africa, intelligence officer Max Vatan (Brad Pitt) encounters French Resistance fighter Marianne Beausejour (Marion Cotillard) on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. Early scenes transpire in Casablanca. Reunited in London, their relationship is threatened by the extreme pressure of the war.
“…probably isn’t prestigious enough to attract much Oscar buzz but it’s too good to be tossed into theaters without a publicity push” -James Berardinelli –Reel Reviews
“Vintage style ‘Allied’ with modern intensity- director Robert Zemeckis …creates a movie that is old-fashioned in every possible good way, but that in no way seems passe or cliched.” -Mick LaSalle –SF Gate