The Listening (2006)

Film details

Alternative titles

  • In Ascolto Alternative
  • In Ascolto the Listening Alternative

Synopsis

Thriller. Wendell-Crenshaw Technologies develops a new, highly-sophisticated tracking and recording system known as Echelon, designed for the National Security Agency. In Rome, student Francesca accidentally picks up the bag containing information about the system and finds herself in a nightmare situation. She is tracked down by agents for the company and the NSA, who believe she is a spy and part of a plot to steal the technology. Meanwhile there is an internal struggle within the NSA over abuse of power.

Cast & Credits

Latest from the BFI

  • Latest from the BFI

    Latest news, features and opinion.

More information

Films, TV and people

  • Films, TV and people

    Film lists and highlights from BFI Player.

More information

Sight & Sound magazine

  • Sight & Sound magazine

    Reviews, interviews and features from the international film magazine.

More information

Back to the top