Child 44 is a 2015 mystery drama film directed by Daniel Espinosa, written by Richard Price, and based on Tom Rob Smith's 2008 novel of the same name.The film stars an ensemble cast featuring Tom Hardy, Gary Oldman, Noomi Rapace, Joel Kinnaman, Paddy Considine, Jason Clarke, and Vincent Cassel.Child 44 (published in 2008) is a thriller novel by British writer Tom Rob Smith.This is the first novel in a trilogy featuring former MGB Agent Leo Demidov, who investigates a series of gruesome child murders in Joseph Stalin's Soviet Union.A politically-charged serial killer thriller set in 1953 Soviet Russia, CHILD 44 chronicles the crisis of conscience for secret police agent Leo Demidov [Tom Hardy], who loses status, power and home when he refuses to denounce his own wife, Raisa [Noomi Rapace], as a traitor.
|Release Date||:||Mar 15, 2015|
|Production Company||:||Summit Entertainment, Scott Free Productions, Worldview Entertainment|
|Production Countries||:||United Kingdom, United States of America, Czech Republic, Romania|
|Casts||:||Tom Hardy, Gary Oldman, Noomi Rapace, Joel Kinnaman, Paddy Considine, Jason Clarke, Mark Lewis Jones, Vincent Cassel, Fares Fares, Nikolaj Lie Kaas, Charles Dance|
|Plot Keywords||:||based on novel, soviet union, russian, murder, serial killer, military, child murder, stalinism, 1950s|