Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
This sharp and stylish adaptation of John le Carré’s Cold-war novel boasts a superb ensemble cast.
Dir Tomas Alfredson
With John Hurt, Gary Oldman, Tom Hardy, Mark Strong
Retired agent George Smiley (Oldman) finds himself back in MI6 after a Soviet spy is detected undercover in the organisation. Narrowing down the likely suspects to four individuals, Smiley finds himself embroiled in a scandal involving former colleagues and friends. Hurt plays Control, the head of British intelligence, in this classy adaptation of John le Carré’s Cold-war novel.
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