Based on the classic novel of the same name, the international thriller is set at the height of the Cold War years of the mid-20th Century. George Smiley, a disgraced British spy, is rehired in secret by his government -- which fears that the British Secret Intelligence Service, a.k.a. MI-6, has been compromised by a double agent working for the Soviets.
Director: Tomas Alfredson
Writers: Bridget O'Connor, Peter Straughan
Stars: Gary Oldman, Colin Firth, Tom Hardyvitt
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Runtime: 2h 2 min
Release Date: 16 September 2011 (UK)