“Atomic Blonde: Undercover Agent” brings Charlize Theron to an explosive mission. The deadliest assassin is sent to MI6 in Berlin to resolve a case of national security while choking streets German revolution and betrayal is the order of the day.
It is 1989 and the Berlin Wall is about to collapse and a new realignment of powers to come into being. In our everyday spy’s hard to know who to trust, it is impossible to know in this fog the colder city. Lorraine Broughton (Charlize Theron), a seductive secret agent working for MI6 was sent to Germany to destroy a criminal organization that, for unknown reasons, killing an undercover agent of the Allies.
The target of eliminating just minutes after arriving, Broughton survives and is required to cooperate with David Percival (James McAvoy), commander of Berlin. Those who follow them with great interest are: MI6 investigator Eric Gray (Jones) and high-ranking CIA agent Emmet Kurzfeld (Goodman) who was sent from the US to follow Broughton’s mission. Broughton is also being watched by a French secret agent, Delphine Lasalle (Boutella), who has a growing interest in her, an interest that turns into a loving love affair.
All these secret agents, and others, are trying to eliminate a threat that jeopardizes the entire West Secret Service: a list of all the information about their identities and private details of all agents working in Berlin – one made by an intelligence officer German Stasi. The man who is believed to be in possession of this list is code named Spyglass (Marsan). While the role relationship remains unstable, Broughton and Percival are determined to interrogate Spyglass and get the precious file … if they can find him or his file.
Near the wall’s collapse, tension can no longer be mastered. Time is running out, and Broughton reveals his best abilities to overcome any obstacle, confront any adversary and avenge any betrayal-both professional and personal.