New trailer for “Above Suspicion”: “Game Of Thrones” star Emilia Clarke rocked the FBI to its foundations
In his new film deals with “The Bone Collector” director Phillip Noyce, the real story behind the man who was convicted of the first FBI agent ever for murder. Here’s the new trailer for “Above Suspicion”:
“Above Suspicion” (not to be confused with the eponymous crime series starring Kelly Reilly and Ciaran Hinds) is about a real criminal case, has the FBI rocked in the 1980s deeply: For the first time in the history of the US federal agency was one of the agents as murderers convicted.
the FBI has rocked in the 1980s deeply:
Based on a non-fiction book by Joe Sharkey, says director Phillip Noyce, who celebrated great success especially in the nineties with thrillers like “Dead Calm” or “Patriot Games”, the true story of Mark Putnam (Jack Huston). The Fed holds the mid-1980s as an exemplary standard of staff – at least until 1987 in a small town in the Appalachian Mountains is added.
the true story of Mark Putnam (Jack Huston).
Emilia Clarke with a thick Southern accent
There the married Agent begins an affair with living in poor conditions Susan (Emilia Clarke), which he also makes his main informant. Susan sees Mark a chance to finally get out of the dump and start a better life. But the relationship controls directly to a disaster that threatens to drag the entire FBI into the abyss …
In addition to the Stars Jack Huston ( “Ben Hur”, “Mr. Mercedes”) and Emilia Clarke ( “Game Of Thrones”, “Last Christmas”) are “Above Suspicion” also Thora Birch ( “American Beauty”) and Johnny Knoxville ( “We Summon The Darkness”) in major roles with it.
The real case
With spoilers is indeed at true stories always such a thing – but since this case not as high in Germany waves hit in the US, we still want rather provided the following paragraph with a spoiler warning:
a spoiler warning
The real Mark Putnam’s like saying the first FBI agent who was convicted of murder – because of killing his informant and lover Susan Smith, whom he strangled on 8 June 1989th Although himself a married father, the Fed began an affair with the hard drug-addicted mother of two who worked for him as an informant in a drug investigation.
wanted as Mark Putnam end the affair, his mistress took off the contraceptive and became pregnant – what should be at the end of her death sentence primewire. The agent was convicted in 1990 of murder to 16 years’ imprisonment – after ten years, he was released in 2000 for good behavior prematurely again.