During the Cold War, the British Intelligence receives a blurred photograph from East Germany taken from Hamburg and Director LeClerc believes they are missiles. Their agent, Taylor King, who receives a film which might clarify the detail from a pilot in Finland, is found dead on the road, and the police believe 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 who is pregnant, and decides to recruit him to cross the border and spy on the Eat German facility to check on 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 his girlfriend has had ended the pregnancy. When Leiser crosses the border, he meets up with Anna, a local, 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?"
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8 February 1970 (UK)
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Also Known As:
A Guerra no Espelho
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Did You Know?
According to the book "Anthony Hopkins
: The Unauthorized Biography" (1994) Michael Feeney Callan
, Christopher Jones
"was the walking embodiment of the Hollywood sourpuss. When he could, he avoided social drinking and meals with the crew or cast, was monosyllabic to the point of stupor and, says a technician, 'given to catatonia when everyone was making sense of a non-action action movie. See more
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.