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alliedAllied is a romantic thriller that takes place in 1942 during World War II. It is brilliantly directed by Robert Zemeckis and written by Steven Knight.  Allied is among the best movies I’ve seen this year.  Canadian intelligence officer Max Vatan (Brad Pitt) travels to Casablanca in French Morocco to assassinate the German ambassador.  He is partnered with a French Resistance fighter named Marianne Beausejour (Marion Cotillard), who escaped from France after her resistance group was compromised and killed.  They pose as husband and wife in order to complete their assignment.  While readying themselves, they begin to grow close despite knowing “feelings will get you killed”.  They end up successfully assassinating the ambassador along with many other Germans officers and guest.  Max proposes to Marianne, asking her to come to London with him as his wife.  She quickly agrees joining him a few weeks later.  A year later…

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