Cold War thriller about an American physicist who pretends to defect to East Germany in order to obtain top secret information.
Torn Curtain -- An American scientist publicly defects to East Germany as part of a cloak and dagger mission to find the solution for a formula resin and then figuring out a plan to escape back to the West.
Torn Curtain -- U.S. rocket scientist Michael Armstrong and his assistant/fianc e Sarah Sherman are attending a convention in Copenhagen. Michael is acting very suspiciously and Sarah follows him to East Germany when he apparently tries to defect to the other side.
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When Sarah Sherman learns that her once-patriotic fianc --a physicist--has defected to communist East Germany, she cannot believe it. And she's right: He's gone undercover in an attempt to obtain classified military information. Unfortunately, Sarah is determined to find answers to her questions, so she follows him behind the Iron Curtain, involving them in espionage and danger.
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World-famous scientist Michael Armstrong (Paul Newman) and his fiancee/assistant, Sarah Sherman (Julie Andrews), travel to Copenhagen for a physics conference. When Sarah mistakenly intercepts a message meant for Armstrong, she believes that he is secretly defecting to East Germany. Or is he? As Armstrong goes undercover to glean top-secret information, the couple find themselves running for their lives from enemy agents in this action-packed thriller.
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