• A Compassionate Spy

    Directed by Steve James
    USA/UK | 102 minutes | Modern Masters

In this real-life espionage story that doubles as a swooning romance, the great documentarian Steve James (Hoop Dreams) profiles nuclear physicist, defiant leftist and American spy Ted Hall, whose incredible life is recounted by his widow and confidante Joan, with whom he shared more than 50 years of marriage – and government secrets.

film details

Director: Steve James
Producers: Mark Mitten, Dave Lindorff, Steve James
Cinematographers: Tom Bergmann
Editor: Steve James
Music: Dawn Sutter Madell
Cast: Ted Hall, Joan Hall, Ruth London, Sarah Hall, Sarah Sax, Boria Sax, Joseph Albright, Marcia Kunstel, Daniel Axelrod
Country: USA/UK
Language: English
Year: 2022
Running Time: 102 minutes
Director Filmography: Abacus: Small Enough to Jail (2016), Life Itself (2014), The Interrupters (2011), Stevie (2002), Hoop Dreams (1994)
Primary Company: Participant
Contact Email: garchuleta@participant.com

Film Festival 2023