"An absorbing yarn of romance and political intrigue!" -Variety
A filmmaking tour de and "the year's most sophisticated, suspenseful and sexy entertainment" (Cosmopolitan), The Russia House stars OscarÂ® winner Sean Connery and OscarÂ® nominee Michelle Pfeiffer as two people caught in a web of spies and politics, whose love could prove fatal to them both.
When Katya (Pfeiffer), a beautiful Russian book editor, attempts to send British publisher Barley Blair (Connery) a manuscript written by a noted Soviet scientist, she unwittingly draws them both into a world of international espionage. The manuscript, which contains information that could alter the balance of world power, is intercepted by the West's spy-masters who then send Blair to Russia to gain more information on the mysterious document. But when Blair meets Katya, he finds himself torn between his mission and the woman whose passion for her country - and for Blair - knows no bounds.