Director: Joe Wright Run Time: 111 min. Format: DCP Rating: PG13 Release Year: 2011
Starring: Cate Blanchett, Eric Bana, Saoirse Ronan, Vicky Krieps
Saoirse Ronan is the perfect assassin in the fairytale action thriller, HANNA.
Hanna is a beautiful non-stop action chase film where Hollywood blockbuster meets European arthouse. Hanna (Saoirse Ronan) is a young girl who has been trained since birth by her ex-CIA agent father in the deep woods of Finland to be an unbeatable assassin. After her father sends her off on her life’s mission, she stealthily makes her way across Europe while evading agents sent after her by a ruthless operative named Marissa, who once worked with Hanna’s father. As she draws closer to her target, Hanna faces startling revelations about her existence and begins to question her humanity.
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