The Spy Who Came In From The Cold

Production year: 1964

Thriller PG   Running time: 1:52

IMDB rating:   7.7     Aspect: Wide;  Languages: English, French;  Subtitles: English;  Audio: DD 5.1

Forget James Bond... and step into the real, dour and chilling world of spies and counterspies. Oscar nominee Richard Burton is the burnt-out British agent who refuses to "come in from the cold" to take a desk job-but instead launches into the most dangerous assignment of his career, stalking East German agent (and Golden Globe winner) Oskar Werner. John Le Carre's best-selling novel provides the basis for this breathtaking thriller of espionage, intrigue, crosses, and double crosses. First-rate performances from the entire cast are matched by a tension-packed and brilliantly plotted screenplay, with masterful direction from Martin Ritt (Hud, Sounder).

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Features

Audio commentary
Featurettes/Behind-The-Scenes/Documentaries
Interviews
Photo gallery
Trailers/TV spots

Special features

Interview With Author John Le Carre
Selected Scene Commentary Featuring Director Of Photography Oswald Morris
The Secret Centre: John Le Carre, a 2000 BBC Documentary On The Author's Life And Work
Interview With Actor Richard Burton
Audio Conversation From 1985 Between Director Martin Ritt and Film Historian Patrick McGilligan
Gallery Of Set Designs
An Essay By Critic Michael Sragow
The Spy Who Came In From The Cold