Ex-hacker Martin Bishop (Robert Redford) and his crack/misfit team of security specialists are hired out by the NSA to steal a mysterious black box in this fleet-footed and oddly prescient caper film.
We’re off and running from there, with Martin’s team securing, then losing, then attempting to resecure the box. Though the Russians are in the hunt, the outfit with the inside track turns out to be a shadowy private organization run by Marty's old college buddy—played with an eerie iciness—and a really weird accent—by Ben Kingsley.
At times thrilling, sweet-hearted and hysterical, this cyber-espionage comedy boasts a stellar ensemble (Sidney Poitier, David Strathairn, River Phoenix, Dan Aykroyd) and is more fresh than ever, raising questions about digital security long before Facebook sold off your personal data and the NSA found a way around your encryption.
"Phil Alden Robinson’s crowning directorial achievement. Sneakers is a masterpiece." - John Swansburg, Slate
Director Phil Alden Robinson will join us for post-screening Q&A moderated by Slate's editorial director John Swansburg.
Director: Phil Alden Robinson. 126 min. 1992. 35mm.
Part of the series Basic Cable Classics.
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