Must watch movie for law students – Bridge of Spies film (2015) – This film was based on true story.
New York lawyer James Donovan, his client Soviet spy Rudolf Ivanovich Abel, and American U-2 pilot Francis Gary Powers were the key players in a Cold War historical drama.
The Soviet Union arrests US pilot Francis Gary Powers after shooting down his U-2 espionage plane during the Cold War.When Powers is sentenced to ten years in jail, a CIA officer recruits New York lawyer James Donovan (Tom Hanks) to negotiate his release. Donovan boards a flight to Berlin in the hopes of securing the young man’s release through a prisoner swap. If all goes according to plan, the Russians will capture Rudolf Abel (Mark Rylance), the convicted spy whom Donovan represented in court.