The Innocent

  |  Buy to Own: 01/01/1970
  |  114 min
Rated 15 by the BBFC


Adapted for the screen by McEwan from his own novel, this post-Berlin Wall drama concerns a relationship begun in 1955, at the height of the Cold War, between a beautiful German woman and an English engineer working for the American CIA. They become involved as lovers but their relationship, after becoming dangerously entwined with the espionage, leads to murder and betrayal.