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

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Seen in 2015.

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

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From the same series of books:

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (1979 IMDb)

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Seen in 2014.

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From the same book:

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011 IMDb)

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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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