Synopsis: Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy is the long-awaited feature film version of John le Carré’s bestselling novel. Set at the height of the Cold War, this gripping thriller follows retired agent George Smiley (Oldman), recently forced out from the Secret Intelligence Service, a.k.a. The Circus. Smiley finds himself sucked back into the shady world of espionage when he is contacted with information that The Circus has been infiltrated by a Soviet double agent. Unsure of who he can trust and with national security and the fate of the country in the balance, Smiley must work in secret to flush out the mole.
Directed by Tomas Alfredson (Let the Right One In) and starring Gary Oldman (The Dark Knight, Harry Potter) in the role of George Smiley, the thriller also features a who's who of the British acting elite, including Colin Firth (The King's Speech), Tom Hardy (Inception), John Hurt (Harry Potter), Toby Jones (Frost/Nixon), Mark Strong (Sherlock Holmes), Ciaran Hinds (Munich) and Benedict Cumberbatch (TV's Sherlock).
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy opens in cinemas September 16.