The Spy Who Came in from the Cold (1965) IMDb

Extent

Seen in 2015.

Commentary

Significantly less clever and more overtly moralizing than later works in the franchise.

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Same source material:

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (1979) IMDb

Extent

Seen in 2014.

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Same source material:

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011) IMDb

Commentary

The domestic level of the drama is cliché. At least it’s allowed some impact. Alfredson, le Carré and van Hoytema make a good trio, but I prefer the TV version for its coldness.

References here: The Good Shepherd (2006).

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