The Secret Agent

Writer-director Christopher Hampton's adaptation of Joseph Conrad's widely-read novel is an honorable failure, a screen version that's actually too faithful to its source. Bob Hoskins stars as Verloc, a member of a Soho anarchist organization who also serves as a spy for the Russian Embassy in London, keeping them informed of his group's revolutionary...read more

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01:42 — Based on Joseph Conrad's intricate tale of spies and counterspies in late 19th century England, a young woman trapped in a marriage of convenience fin (more…)

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  • Released: 1996
  • Rating: R
  • Review: Writer-director Christopher Hampton's adaptation of Joseph Conrad's widely-read novel is an honorable failure, a screen version that's actually too faithful to its source. Bob Hoskins stars as Verloc, a member of a Soho anarchist organization who also serv… (more)

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