During the Cold War, the British Intelligence receives a blurred photograph from East Germany taken from Hamburg and Director LeClerc believes that they are missiles. Their agent Taylor King, who receives a film that might clarify the detail from a pilot in Finland, is found dead on the road and the police believe that he was accidentally killed in a hit-and-run. LeClerc meets the Polish defector Fred Leiser, who jumped overboard from a ship expecting to have asylum and stay with his British girlfriend that is pregnant, and decides to recruit him to cross the border and spy the Eat German facility to check the missiles. In return, he would have salary, insurance and political asylum. Leiser is trained by the agent and family man John Avery and soon he finds that his girlfriend has had an abortion. When Leiser crosses the border, he stumbles with the local Anna and they stay together in the beginning of a dangerous journey where he is just a pawn in a war game. Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
"Why do we listen to them? Why do we fight their wars for them?"
September 1969 (UK)
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Also Known As:
A Guerra no Espelho
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Did You Know?
After Lieser slaps his girlfriend, he walks out of the room leaving the door open and the girl just stays still on the bed. When Avery goes to check if the girl is alright, the door is closed (so he knocks to get in) and the girl was in the same position she was before. See more
[wondering why Lieser would want to be part of the mission
Why would he do it?
Biology. Men change their politics but sex, sex is something you can depend upon.
Referenced in The Ring