Director: Guy Ritchie
Writer: Guy Ritchie, Lionel Wigram
Stars: Alicia Vikander, Henry Cavill, Armie Hammer
Production Company: Ritchie/Wigram Productions, RatPac-Dune Entertainment, Davis Entertainment
Kent Locations Used: The Historic Dockyard Chatham
The Man From U.N.C.L.E is an action spy-fi movie set in the early 1960s during the Cold War. A mysterious criminal organization plans to use nuclear weapons and war technology to disrupt the balance of power between the United States and Soviet Union.
CIA agent, Napoleon Solo (Henry Cavill) and KGB agent, Illya Kuryakin (Armie Hammer) are forced to work together to stop the criminals in their tracks. Their only lead is the daughter of a missing German scientist who is their key to infiltrating the organisation. They must find her soon to prevent a global disaster.
Cast and crew of The Man From U.N.C.L.E. visited The Historic Dockyard Chatham for 5 days to film a chase sequence where the Historic Dockyard doubles as East Berlin. In the film, the footage shot at the Dockyard is mixed with CGI to create an incredible, fast-paced car chase.
The Man from U.N.C.L.E is released in cinemas August 14th 2015.
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