Robert Zemeckis’ WWII spy thriller Allied is smart, sexy and ultimately why we go to the movies: to think and feel with the likes of Brad Pitt and Marion Cotillard, two true movie stars doing what they do best.
Pitt plays Canadian pilot and Allied Forces intelligence officer Max Vatan, who we first meet parachuting into the Moroccan desert in 1942. A risky assignment awaits in Casablanca, where his British superiors have paired him with French resistance fighter Marianne Beauséjour (Cotillard).
Together they are to assassinate a Nazi ambassador at some distance and under heavy guard, but as we all know, Pitt is skilled at killing movie Nazis. The couple reunites in London, fall in love and start a family as he begins an officer’s lifestyle. Read more…