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Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy
  • 2011
  • UK/France
  • 127 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Tomas Alfredson
  • Cast: Gary Oldman, Colin Firth, Tom Hardy, John Hurt, Toby Jones, Mark Strong, Benedict Cumberbatch, Ciarán Hinds

Adaptation of John Le Carré's Cold War thriller about a recently retired spy (Oldman) redrafted to investigate the truth behind fears that MI6 has been infiltrated by a Soviet double agent. With flawless performances from an all-star cast and wonderfully sure-footed, subtle direction, this is a real treat and the antidote to all those hyperactive spy movies of recent years.

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Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy

12 Oct 20114 stars

Gary Oldman heads up stellar cast in Tomas Alfredson’s adaptation of Le Carre’s Cold War masterpiece

George Smiley is a spy, working for British Intelligence during the Cold War. His world is a far cry from the glitzy casinos and rivieras of his flamboyant double-O counterpart though, coloured by a palette of muted browns and greys, with only the…

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