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'Red Sparrow' Author And Ex-CIA Agent Says New Movie Gets Spy Life Right

Jason Matthews wrote the novel behind a new motion picture where a Russian spy (played by Jennifer Lawrence) is trained in the dual arts of seduction and espionage.
Jennifer Lawrence stars in Red Sparrow. Source: Murray Close

In the new film , a CIA officer walks alone in Moscow's Gorky Park. There's a hand-off — a brush pass in the darkness with a Russian agent. Then all goes wrong: Police lights flash, gunshots ring. The CIA officer runs for his life straight

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