About

A British spy is banished to Panama after having an affair with an ambassador's mistress. Once there he makes connection with a local tailor with a nefarious past and connections to all of the top political and gangster figures in Panama. The tailor also has a wife, who works for the Panamanian president and a huge debt. The mission is to learn what the President intends to do with the Canal.

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Directed by

John Boorman

Written by

John Boorman (Screenplay)
John le Carré (Screenplay)
Andrew Davies (Screenplay)

Runtime

109 minutes

Country

United States of America, Ireland

Language

English

Tagline

In a place this treacherous, what a good spy needs is a spy of his own.

Cast

Keywords

politics debt president independent film map spy bridge children swimming band secret agent birthday dancing fireworks

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