The Covenant (2023)

Action, General Film, Thriller, War

Director: Guy Ritchie

Writer(s): Ivan Atkinson, Marn Davies, Guy Ritchie

Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Dar Salim, Sean Sagar, Jason Wong, Rhys Yates, Christian Ochoa Lavernia, Bobby Schofield, Emily Beecham, Jonny Lee Miller, Alexander Ludwig, Reza Diako, James Nelson-Joyce, Fariba Sheikhan, Gary Anthony Stennette, Saboor Sahak, Antony Starr, Abbas Fasaei, Hadi Khanjanpour, Ash Goldeh, Sina Parvaneh, Babrak Akbari, Savannah Fort, Kieran Fort, Javid Hakim, Shoaib Lodin, Marcus Glimne, Javier Ramos, Altamasch Noor, Marcel Zadé, Paeman Arianfar, Ali Nazarian, Damon Zolfaghari, Mo Ahmadi, Swen Temmel, Cyrus Khodaveisi, Walid Shahalami, Abdullah Noori-Nooristani Sunara, Ahmad Zaki Watandost, Kawa Mawlayee, Matthew Hawksley, Jonathan Hunt, Sergio Martí, Paula Leiva, Timothy Siddall, Fahim Fazli

Synopsis: The Interpreter, follows Sgt. John Kinley (Gyllenhaal), who is on his last tour of duty in Afghanistan when he is teamed with local interpreter Ahmed to survey the region. When their unit is ambushed on patrol, Kinley and Ahmed are the only survivors and with enemy combatants in pursuit, Ahmed risks his own life to carry an injured Kinley across miles of grueling terrain to safety. Back on U.S. soil, Kinley learns that Ahmed and his family were not given passage to America as promised. Determined to protect his friend and repay his debt, Kinley returns to the war zone to retrieve Ahmed and his family before the local militias reach them first.

Release Date: April 21, 2023 (USA( | Length: 123 min | Genre: Action, Thriller, War | MPAA Rating: Rated R for violence, language throughout and brief drug content. | Note: Original announcement. Title changed from “The Interpreter” to “The Covenant“. Also known as: “Guy Ritchie’s the Covenant”.