peteg's blog - noise - movies - 2012 02 03 TinkerTailorSoldierSpy

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

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The predecessor to Smiley's People. (Apparently Le Carre wrote a less filmable middle child, The Honorable Schoolboy.) It is a quite similar made-for-TV BBC production, again featuring Alec Guinness in the lead with able support from other British actors. If you see it, go in cold.