Published: [United States] : Criterion Collection, 2008 Series:Criterion collection, Edition: Special ed Description: 2 videodiscs (112 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in ISBN/ISSN: 9781604650891, 1604650893, Language: English
Based on the novel by John Le Carré
Orignally released as a motion picture in 1965
Release date: Nov. 25, 2008
Special features: interviews with John Le Carre and Oswald Morris; The secret center: John Le Carré (2000), a BBC documentary; Acting in the 60s; gallery of set designs; theatrical trailer; essay by critic Michael Sragow
Richard Burton, Claire Bloom
After a fellow spy is murdered, an agent who is working as a defected spy trying to get inside information realizes that he is just as expendable as his fellow agent.