Spy Who Came In From The Cold, The: The Criterion Collection

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Spy Who Came In From The Cold, The: The Criterion Collection

The acclaimed, best-selling novel by John Le Carre, about a Cold War spy on one final dangerous mission in East Germany, is transmuted by director Martin Ritt into a film every bit as precise and ruthless as the book. Richard Burton is superb as Alec Leamas, whose relationship with the beautiful librarian Nan, played by Claire Bloom, puts his assignment in jeopardy. The Spy Who Came In From The Cold is a hard-edged and tragic thriller, suffused with the political and social consciousness that defined Ritt's career.

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  • Length
  • Rating NR
  • Released:
  • Added Jun 19 2013
  • Production Year 1965
  • Empire SKU 1659656
  • UPC Code 715515110716
  • Studio  Criterion
  • Packaging HD
  • Number of Discs 1
  • Disc SS-DL

Features

Interview With Author John Le Carre
Selected Scene Commentary Featuring Director Of Photography Oswald Morris
The Secret Centre: John Le Carre, a 2000 BBC Documentary On The Author's Life And Work
Interview With Actor Richard Burton From a 1967 Episode Of The BBC Series Acting In The 60's, Conducted By Critic Kenneth Tynan
Audio Conversation From 1985 Between Director Martin Ritt and Film Historian Patrick McGilligan
Gallery Of Set Designs
Trailer
Booklet Featuring An Essay By Critic Michael Sragow

Audio/Video

  • Audio
    English Dolby Digital Stereo
  • Video
    Widescreen 1.66:1 B&W

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