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Dominika Egorova (Jennifer Lawrence) is drafted against her will to become a "sparrow," a trained seductress in the Russian security service. Dominika learns to use her body as a weapon, but struggles to maintain her sense of self during the dehumanizing training process. Finding her power in an unfair system, she emerges as one of the program's strongest assets. Her first target is Nate Nash (Joel Edgerton), a CIA officer who handles the agency's most sensitive infiltration of Russian intelligence. The two young operatives fall into a spiral of attraction and deception, which threatens their careers, allegiances and the security of both countries.
the official version from foxmovies.com on March 30, 2017
Set in contemporary Russia, state intelligence officer Dominika Egorova struggles to survive in the cast-iron bureaucracy of post-Soviet intelligence and is drafted against her will to become a "Sparrow," a trained seductress in the service. Her first assignment is Nathaniel Nash, a first-tour CIA officer, who handles the agency's most sensitive penetration of Russian intelligence. The two young intelligence officers collide in a charged atmosphere of tradecraft, deception, and inevitably, a sexual attraction that threatens their careers and the security of America’s valuable mole in Moscow.
from deadline.com on April 26, 2013