The November Man? Pfffft - Roger Donaldson's latest movie deserves to be nowhere near the penultimate month of the year, packed full of Oscar-bait and genuine quality. No, this formulaic thriller starring Pierce Brosnan as a highly trained ex-CIA agent is perfectly placed. Back end of August. Summer blockbusters are done and dusted, now we're just waiting for the fall.
Pierce Brosnan [L] as 'The November Man'
Brosnan's Devereaux is a lethal man enjoying the quiet in Switzerland but when he's lured out of retirement for one last mission, he must protect valuable witness Alice Fournier (Olga Kurylenko). Devereaux soon uncovers that the assignment marks him as a target for his former friend and protégé David Mason and with growing suspicion of a mole in the agency, he can trust nobody.
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