The CIA and the KGB both pursue a former operative (Dennehy) who seemingly has become unstable.

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Bruno Morenz
Simon Cadell ...
Wilson
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Claudia
Leonie Mellinger ...
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Malcolm Storry ...
Pankratin
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Irenya
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Patrick Pearson ...
Aust
Tony Doyle ...
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Eamon Boland ...
Inspector Kleist
Guy Deghy ...
Glavatski
Anne Dyson ...
Ingrid
Niven Boyd ...
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A West German secret service officer is also on the payroll of the British MI6. When the CIA had to obtain a highly important document from a KGB mole, he is sent into east Germany to make the contact. But is his sanity intact? What with having murdered his girlfriend for cheating! This is another of Sam Mccready cases where Sam has to go into the East despite being black flagged. Written by Anonymous

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Thoroughly enjoyable, a good thriller with humour and heart.
8 July 2000 | by (Birmingham, England) – See all my reviews

Forsyth gives us a tried and tested format of the good agent going off the rails, then twists it into a personal rescue mission for chief spy man Sam McCready. A Classic race against time thriller, with excellent acting, a touch of wry humour here and there, and an unexpected twist at the end. Thoroughly enjoyable. A pity we did not get to see more of the inimitable Sam McCready after the run of 'F.F. Presents' finished.


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