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Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
Germany, France 2011
Director: Tomas Alfredson
Screenplay: Peter Straughan, Bridget O'Connor
Producer: Tim Bevan, Liza Chasin, Eric Fellner, Alexandra Ferguson
Cast: Mark Strong, John Hurt, Zoltán Mucsi, Péter Kálloy Molnár, Ilona Kassai
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Mystery

Running Time: 127
Aspect Ratio:  2.35:1 (NTSC Widescreen)
Sound: DTS
Subtitles: English
Features: Pas de bonus vidéo
Studio:  Studio Canal DVD Region:  1 Unrated
DVD Release:  Apr 2012 Discs:  1 (Cloud) []
Reviews:  In the early 1970s during the Cold War, the head of British Intelligence, Control, resigns after an operation in Budapest, Hungary goes badly wrong. It transpires that Control believed one of four senior figures in the service was in fact a Russian agent - a mole - and the Hungary operation was an attempt to identify which of them it was. Smiley had been forced into retirement by the departure of Control, but is asked by a senior government figure to investigate a story told to him by a rogue agent, Ricky Tarr, that there was a mole. Smiley considers that the failure of the Hungary operation and the continuing success of Operation Witchcraft (an apparent source of significant Soviet intelligence) confirms this, and takes up the task of finding him. Through the efforts of Peter Guillam, Smiley obtains information that eventually leads him to Jim Prideaux, the agent at the heart of the Hungary fiasco...

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