The Rubenstein Kiss review – passion and paranoia as spy drama implodes

The Guardian - 03-20


James Phillips calls it the “perfect time” to revive his 2005 drama inspired by the real story of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, a couple charged with leaking atomic secrets to the Soviet Union in McCarthy-era America. He is right: in our time of heightened paranoia over Russian spying and contested notions of truth, his script touches a nerve.