The Spy Who Came In From The Cold

  • 1965
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Spy

Gripping grit, with a perfect performance from Burton, before Liz and alcohol robbed him of his center. Spying is a grim, desperate business that is at once boring and exciting, with dirty work behind the scenes and hardly any derring-do. This superb adaptation of John Le Carre's novel artfully conveys that sense. Audiences must have preferred the more...read more

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  • Rating: NR
  • Review: Gripping grit, with a perfect performance from Burton, before Liz and alcohol robbed him of his center. Spying is a grim, desperate business that is at once boring and exciting, with dirty work behind the scenes and hardly any derring-do. This superb adap… (more)

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