Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

The devil is in the details, or in this case not… Reduced to 120 minutes, John Le Carre’s great Cold War novel has been boiled down to bare incidents with little emotional pull.

Huge cast of great British actors of the Boomer generation give innumberable curt speeches that fail to illuminate either the plot or the times.

Alas, in this case, the whole is definitely less than the sum of its parts. Click HERE for ratings & FF2 haiku.

Last screenplay for Bridget O’Connor who died of cancer last year at age 49. For me, her legacy will be the lovely film Sixty Six.

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