In 1950, Harvard and Yale friends Jack McCauliffe, Leo Kritzky and Yevgeny Tsipin decide to join the hottest 'game' of their age: Cold War espionage. It's the start of recruitment for competing secret services, whose greatest feat is double- or triple-crossing or finding out the adversary doing so. All three get involved with MI-6, KGB, CIA and Mossad in Britain, US and main play-field Berlin. As cover requires, they enjoy the luxury society circuit and have love - and family lives. But the game spares nobody, not even the trio-mates. Written by
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In the 1950s scenes, the characters keep on referring to a "mole" in the CIA. However, "mole" in the sense of a double agent was coined by the English novelist John le Carré in the 1960s. See more