As it turns out, I watched this last night, too. Brit Marling is as awesome as she usually is (in these films that she co-writes), but other actors such as Alexander Skarsgard, Ellen Page, and (in a small but significant role) Julia Ormond are good, too.
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Bhairitu wrote: > > I rented "The East" and watched last night which stars Brit Marling, > Alexander Skarsgard, Ellen Page and Patricia Clarkson. Marling plays a > operative for a private intelligence firm which spies upon activist > organizations. She infiltrates one and learns some lessons along the > way. This film was also co-produced by Ridley Scott and his late > brother Tony. Available at Redbox and online rental sites. I highly > recommend it. > > http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1869716/ >