About

In the bleak days of the Cold War, espionage veteran George Smiley is forced from semi-retirement to uncover a Soviet mole within his former colleagues at the heart of MI6.

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Directed by

Tomas Alfredson

Written by

Peter Straughan (Screenplay)
Bridget O'Connor (Screenplay)
John le Carré (Novel)

Runtime

127 minutes

Country

United Kingdom, Germany, France

Language

English

Tagline

How do you find an enemy who is hidden right before your eyes?

Cast

Keywords

london spy espionage 1970s cold war budapest spying mole istanbul british spy british intelligence

Photos

Lists

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

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role Gary Oldman

Oscar nomination for Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay

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