Richard Rayner at salon.com offers an educational piece on John le Carre's classic spy thriller Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, and the classic miniseries and new film based on the novel.
The new adaptation of John Le Carré’s “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy” is one of the best reviewed films of the Oscar season — but just as context and information is everything in the spy business, some background makes the film more meaningful as well, whether you’re about to see it for the first time or whether you have questions you want to discuss further.
This expert guide will both deepen the film and provide the ultimate cheat sheet.
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You can also read my earlier post on le Carre's spy thriller - Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy is Almost Perfect, but for the Politics - via the below link: