The Cold War heats up with action and suspense in this powerful adaptation of the best-seller by master espionage writer John Le Carré.Anthony Hopkins, Christopher Jones and Ralph Richardson star in this unforgettable thriller. In exchange for political asylum, Polish defector Leiser (Jones) agrees to return behind the Iron Curtain to confirm the suspicions of the British Security Chief that East Germany is building a rocket in violation of the disarmament pact. Once in East Berlin, Leiser falls in love with a beautiful young girl and the couple decides to flee the espionage experts — both East and West — to start a new life together. But they soon find themselves pawns in a brutal game where the stakes are human lives.
Release Date: 17 October 2005
Certificate: 15 - Suitable for Persons Aged 15 or Over
Running Time: 103 minutes
Production Year: 1969
Main Language: English