Jolie is Salt, a CIA agent on the run after a double cross. The plot involves embedded Russian spies in America -- timely considering the recent news of a Russian spy ring in the States -- and lots of twists and turns. And we're not talking about Jolie's action scenes.
Liev Schreiber, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Andre Braugher co-star with a script by Kurt Wimmer ('Equilibrium'). Phillip Noyce, the noted Australian director, is receiving high marks for his work here.
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