Child 44 (Tom Hardy / Gary Oldman) | Anatomy of a Movie

AOM hosts Marisa Serafini and Anna Koppel discuss Child 44. Child 44 is a 2015 American-British mystery thriller film directed by Daniel Espinosa, written by Richard Price, and based on Tom Rob Smith’s novel Child 44 (2008). The film stars Tom Hardy, Gary Oldman, Noomi Rapace, Joel Kinnaman, Paddy Considine, Jason Clarke, and Vincent Cassel. It was released on 17 April 2015. During Stalin’s rule of the Soviet Union in the early 1950s, disgraced Ministry of State Security (MGB) Agent Leo Demidov (Tom Hardy) uncovers a strange and brutal series of child murders by a serial killer whom everyone claims does not exist because it is Soviet doctrine that capitalism creates serial killers, not communism.

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