The Deadly Affair

  • 1966
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Spy

This is a superior John le Carre novel filmed by Sidney Lumet with an interesting international cast: James Mason, Simone Signoret, Maximilian Schell, Harriet Andersson, Harry Andrews, and Lynn Redgrave. The downbeat spy story captures the mood that made TINKER, TAILOR, SOLDIER, SPY so popular 15 years later. It's also of interest technically because Lumet...read more

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(Movie Clip) Our Eyes Were Dewy
Delight for John Le Carre fans, opening scenes with James Mason (as Dobbs), Robert Flemyng (as Fennan) and Harriet Andersson (as Ann), from The Deadly (more…)
(Movie Clip) The Issues Were Clearer
Every-straying wife Ann (Harriet Andersson) surprises husband Charles (James Mason) with the appearance of Austrian friend Dieter (Maximilian Schell), (more…)
(Movie Clip) We Had No Option
Elsa Fennan (Simone Signoret) receives Dobbs (James Mason) of the Home Office, whose earlier chat with her husband led to his apparent suicide, in The (more…)
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A secret agent investigates the tangled affairs surrounding a government official's suicide in The Deadly Affair (1966) starring James Mason.

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  • Review: This is a superior John le Carre novel filmed by Sidney Lumet with an interesting international cast: James Mason, Simone Signoret, Maximilian Schell, Harriet Andersson, Harry Andrews, and Lynn Redgrave. The downbeat spy story captures the mood that made T… (more)

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