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Focus Features has released a new poster for Hanna, a thriller by director Joe Wright (Atonement) that had somehow escaped my attention. The movie actually looks pretty good (although I’ll admit my judgment may be clouded by my fondness for Cate Blanchett):
Award-winning director Joe Wright creates a boldly original suspense thriller with HANNA, starring Academy Award nominee Saoirse Ronan (The Lovely Bones, Atonement) in the title role. Raised by her father (Eric Bana of Star Trek), an ex-CIA man, in the wilds of Finland, Hanna’s upbringing and training have been one and the same, all geared to making her the perfect assassin. The turning point in her adolescence is a sharp one; sent into the world by her father on a mission, Hanna journeys stealthily across Europe while eluding agents dispatched after her by a ruthless intelligence operative with secrets of her own (Academy Award winner Cate Blanchett). As she nears her ultimate target, Hanna faces startling revelations about her existence and unexpected questions about her humanity.
Check out the trailer below. Hanna, which also stars Tom Hollander, Olivia Williams and Jason Flemyng, opens on April 8.