The Looking Glass War (1969) - Anthony Hopkins DVD

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The Looking Glass War (1969)

The Cold War heats up with action suspense in a powerful adaptation of the best-seller by master espionage writer John Le Carre© (The Russia House). Academy Award winner Anthony Hopkins (1991 Best Actor, The Silence of the Lambs), Christopher Jones (Ryan's Daughter) and Academy Award nominee Ralph Richardson (1984 Best Supporting Actor, Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes) star in this unforgettable thriller. In exchange for political asylum, Polish defector Leiser (Jones) agreesto return behind the Iron Curtain to confirm the suspicions of the British Security Chief that EastGermany is building a rocket in violation of the disarmament pact. Once in East Berlin, Leiser falls in love with a beautiful young girl and the couple decide to flee the espionage experts - both East and West - to start a new life together. But they soon find themselves pawns in a brutal game where the stakes are human lives.

Starring :

Anthony Hopkins, Ralph Richardson, Christopher Jones

Director :

Frank R. Pierson


Running time : 107 Minutes

Language : English