In 1973, the Cold War still make havoc of international relations. Britain’s secret service (SIS) known as MI6, codenamed “Circus” strives to keep up with the intelligence services of other countries to keep Britain safe. The head of “Circus”, known as “Control” (John Hurt) sends operative Jim Prideaux (Mark Strong) into Hungary but its mission fails and Control is forced to resign as lieutenant who is His right hand, George Smiley (Gary Oldman), a career agent with sharp senses. Smiley is called, however, the Secretary of State Oliver Lacon (Simon McBurney) to be rehired in secret, because there is a fear that the Circus is compromised by a double agent, or a book working modules for the Soviet Union and jeopardizing England.
Aided by an agent youngest, Peter Guill (Benedict Cumberbatch), Smiley has checked the activities of the Circus of the present and the past, but traces cîrtiţei remain hidden until a field agent Ricki Tarr (Tom Hardy) contact him unexpectedly in Lacon. While undercover in Turkey, Ricki has fallen for a married woman, Irina (Svetlana Khodchenkova), who claims to possess crucial information. Separately, Smiley learns that introduction of management information to the short list of suspects, reducing it to five names. They are the ambitious Percy Alleline (Toby Jones), whom Smiley to call “Tinker” alunecosul arrogant Bill Hayden (Colin Firth), called “Tailor” loyal Roy Bland (Ciaran Hinds), called “Soldier” stuck Toby Esterhase ( David Dencik), or “poor” and … Smiley himself. Before the alarming truth to come out, those involved will go through emotional and physical situations that will escalate until the climax.
Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy is the big screen adaptation of John le Carré’s novel, a classic of the genre and a huge success bookstores. Tomas Alfredson directed thriller is (Let The Right One In) and screenplay adaptation of Bridget O’Connor theirs and Peter Straughan’s.
The film received 11 BAFTA nomination in 2012, including for Best Director, Best Film, Best Actor (Gary Oldman), Best Adapted Screenplay and three Academy Award nominations in 2012: Best Actor in -a leading role (Gary Oldman), Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Original Soundtrack (Alberto Iglesias)
STUDIOCANAL present TINKER, TAILOR, SOLDIER, SPY, a co Karla Films, Paradis Films, Kinowelt Filmproduktion, with the participation of Canal + and CineCinema. The film is a production of Working Title and distribution comprises Gary Oldman, Kathy Burke, Benedict Cumberbatch, David Dencik, Colin Firth, Stephen Graham, Tom Hardy, Ciaran Hinds, John Hurt, Toby Jones, Svetlana Khodchenkova, Simon McBurney, Mark Strong . Casting was conducted by Jay Jin, music by Alberto Iglesias belongs and assembly, Dino Jonsäter, SFK. Costume designer Maria Djurkovic is, and director of photography, Hoyte van Hoytema, FSF, NSC Alexandra Ferguson is a producer and executive producer Debra Hayward, Liza Chasin, Olivier Courson, Ron Halpern. John le Carré, Peter Morgan, Douglas Urbanski are co-producers. The film is based on the novel by John le Carré. The script is signed by Bridget O’Connor and Peter Straughan. The film is produced by Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Robyn Slovo and directed by Tomas Alfredson.