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Charles Dobbs is a British secret agent investigating the apparent suicide of Foreign Office official Samuel Fennan. Dobbs suspects that Fennan's wife, Elsa, a survivor of a Nazi Germany extermination camp, might have some clues, but other officials want Dobbs to drop the case. So Dobbs hires a retiring inspector, Mendel, to quietly make inquiries. Dobbs isn't at all sure as there are a number of...

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Directed by

Sidney Lumet

Written by

Paul Dehn (Screenplay)
John le Carré (Novel)

Runtime

115 minutes

Country

United Kingdom

Language

English

Cast