Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (movie)

2011 film by Tomas Alfredson

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy is a 2011 British-French spy movie. It was directed by Tomas Alfredson.

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
Directed byTomas Alfredson
Produced byTim Bevan
Eric Fellner
Robyn Slovo
Screenplay byBridget O'Connor
Peter Straughan
StarringGary Oldman
Colin Firth
Tom Hardy
John Hurt
Toby Jones
Mark Strong
Benedict Cumberbatch
Ciarán Hinds
Music byAlberto Iglesias
CinematographyHoyte van Hoytema
Edited byDino Jonsäter
Production
companies
Distributed byStudioCanal UK (UK)
StudioCanal (France)
Release date
Running time
127 minutes
CountriesUnited Kingdom
France
LanguageEnglish
Budget$21 million
Box office$51,039,342

The movie is based on the 1974 novel Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy by John le Carré. It is set in London in the early 1970s. The story follows the hunt for a Soviet double agent at the top of MI6.

The novel had already been the basis of a 1979 BBC Television miniseries with Alec Guinness in the lead role.

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