Red Sparrow & Cold War Imagery at Arcangel

Jennifer Lawrence’s new film ‘Red Sparrow’ casts her as a Bolshoi ballerina turned intelligence agent in a cold war thriller.
Female-led action films have come to the fore in recent months, with the recent success of Wonder Woman encouraging studios to broaden a traditionally male-dominated genre.
The cold war setting also provides many rich visual themes: Russian culture and locations, Soviet iconography, spy equipment, and the fashions and styles of the mid-20th century.

We explore some of these concepts in the image gallery below – we hope you enjoy the selection!

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