About

Justin Quayle is a low-level British diplomat who has always gone about his work very quietly, not causing any problems. But after his radical wife Tessa is killed he becomes determined to find out why, thrusting himself into the middle of a very dangerous conspiracy.

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Directed by

Fernando Meirelles

Written by

Jeffrey Caine (Screenplay)
John le Carré (Novel)

Runtime

129 minutes

Country

United States of America, United Kingdom, Germany, China

Language

English

Tagline

Love. At any cost.

Cast

Keywords

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Photos

Lists

#794 on The 21st Century Most Acclaimed Films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

Awards

Oscar for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role

Oscar nomination for Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Score

Oscar nomination for Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay

Oscar nomination for Best Achievement in Film Editing Claire Simpson