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Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy -- In the bleak days of the Cold War, espionage veteran George Smiley is forced from semi-retirement to uncover a Soviet agent within MI6's echelons.
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Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy -- In the bleak days of the Cold War, espionage veteran George Smiley is forced from semi-retirement to uncover a Soviet agent within MI6's echelons.
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy -- In the bleak days of the Cold War, espionage veteran George Smiley is forced from semi-retirement to uncover a Soviet agent within MI6's echelons.

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How do you find an enemy who is hidden right before your eyes? See more »
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In the bleak days of the Cold War, espionage veteran George Smiley is forced from semi-retirement to uncover a Soviet agent within MI6. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 36 wins & 68 nominations See more »
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Cast

  (in credits order)

Mark Strong ... Jim Prideaux

John Hurt ... Control
Zoltán Mucsi ... Magyar
Péter Kálloy Molnár ... Hungarian Waiter
Ilona Kassai ... Woman in Window
Imre Csuja ... KGB Agent

Gary Oldman ... George Smiley

Toby Jones ... Percy Alleline

David Dencik ... Toby Esterhase

Ciarán Hinds ... Roy Bland

Colin Firth ... Bill Haydon

Kathy Burke ... Connie Sachs

Benedict Cumberbatch ... Peter Guillam

Stephen Graham ... Jerry Westerby
Arthur Nightingale ... Bryant

Simon McBurney ... Oliver Lacon

Tom Hardy ... Ricki Tarr

Amanda Fairbank-Hynes ... Belinda (as Amanda Fairbank Hynes)

Peter O'Connor ... Fawn (as Peter McNeil O'Connor)

Roger Lloyd Pack ... Mendel
Matyelok Gibbs ... Mrs. Pope Graham
Phillip Hill-Pearson ... Norman

Jamie Thomas King ... Kaspar

Stuart Graham ... Minister

Konstantin Khabenskiy ... Polyakov (as Konstantin Khabensky)
Sarah Jane Wright ... Mary Alleline (as Sarah-Jane Robinson)

Katrina Vasilieva ... Ann Smiley
Linda Marlowe ... Mrs. McCraig
William Haddock ... Bill Roach
Erksine Wylie ... Spikeley

Philip Martin Brown ... Tufty Thesinger

Tomasz Kowalski ... Boris

Svetlana Khodchenkova ... Irina
Alexandra Salafranca ... Turkish Mistress
Denis Khoroshko ... Ivan
Oleg Dzhabrailov ... Sergei

Gillian Steventon ... Listening Woman
Nick Hopper ... Janitor Alwyn

Laura Carmichael ... Sal
Rupert Procter ... Guillam's Boyfriend

John le Carré ... Christmas Party Guest
Michael Sarne ... Voice of Karla (voice)

Christian McKay ... Mackelvore
Jean-Claude Jay ... French Man at Residency (as Jean Claude Jay)
Tom Stuart ... Ben
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Russell Balogh ... Scalphunter (uncredited)
Peter Bartfay ... Hungarian Secret Agent (voice) (uncredited)
Sarah Linda ... Miss Robinson (uncredited)
Nick Shaw ... Civil Servant (uncredited)
Eva Von Mitzka ... MI5 Spy (uncredited)
Harvey Walsh ... Schoolboy (uncredited)

Directed by
Tomas Alfredson 
 
Writing credits
Bridget O'Connor (screenplay) &
Peter Straughan (screenplay)

John le Carré (novel)

Produced by
Tim Bevan .... producer
Liza Chasin .... executive producer
Olivier Courson .... executive producer
Eric Fellner .... producer
Alexandra Ferguson .... co-producer
Ron Halpern .... executive producer
Debra Hayward .... executive producer
John le Carré .... executive producer
Peter Morgan .... executive producer
Artist W. Robinson .... line producer: Budapest (as Artist Robinson)
Robyn Slovo .... producer
Alex Sutherland .... line producer: Istanbul
Douglas Urbanski .... executive producer
Wolfgang Braun .... co-executive producer (uncredited)
Eric Heumann .... co-executive producer (uncredited)
 
Original Music by
Alberto Iglesias 
 
Cinematography by
Hoyte Van Hoytema (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Dino Jonsäter 
 
Casting by
Jina Jay 
 
Production Design by
Maria Djurkovic 
 
Art Direction by
Tom Brown (supervising art director)
Pilar Foy 
Mark Raggett (supervising art director)
 
Set Decoration by
Tatiana Macdonald  (as Tatiana MacDonald)
 
Costume Design by
Jacqueline Durran 
 
Makeup Department
Ildikó Aradi .... hair stylist: Budapest
Felicity Bowring .... hair designer
Felicity Bowring .... makeup designer
Erdinc Celik .... makeup artist: Istanbul
Noémi Czakó .... makeup artist: Buidapest
Darlene Forrester .... make up & hair artist: daily
Sahin Gul .... hair stylist: Istanbul (as Sahin Gül)
Hildegard Haide .... key makeup artist: Budapest (as Haide Hildegard)
Ernella Hortobágyi .... makeup artist: Budapest
Hatice Hülen .... makeup artist: Istanbul
Ebru Kiziltan .... key makeup artist: Istanbul
Lizzie Lawson .... key makeup artist: Budapest (as Lizzi Lawson Zeiss)
Ildikó Makk .... additional hair stylist: Budapest
Ildikó Makk .... additional makeup artist: Budapet
Donald McInnes .... key hair stylist
Donald McInnes .... key makeup artist
Lisa Mustafa .... crowd makeup and hair
Jutta Russell .... hair stylist: second unit
Jutta Russell .... makeup artist: second unit
Perihan Sarak .... makeup artist: Istanbul
Erzsét Simanek .... additional hair stylist: Budapst
Erzsét Simanek .... additional makeup artist: Budapest
Csaba Szever .... hair stylist: Budapest
Klári Szinek .... key hair stylist: Budapest
Sue Wyburgh .... hair supervisor: background
Sue Wyburgh .... makeup supervisor: background
Wakana Yoshihara .... additional hair stylist
Wakana Yoshihara .... additional makeup artist
Sophia Burnage .... makeup and hair artist: dailies (uncredited)
Konnie Daniel .... makeup and hair artist: dailies (uncredited)
Alison Hanken .... makeup artist: daily (uncredited)
Tara McDonald .... makeup and hair artist: daily (uncredited)
Sharon O'Brien .... makeup and hair artist: dailies (uncredited)
Luca Saccuman .... makeup and hair artist: dailies (uncredited)
Sarah Weatherburn .... facial hair maker (uncredited)
 
Production Management
Joshua Benedetti .... unit manager
Berk Bengu .... production manager: Istanbul (as Berk Bengü)
Tania Blunden .... post-production supervisor
Kate Fasulo .... production supervisor: Working Title
Deborah Harding .... post-production supervisor
Zeynep Santiroglu .... production manager: Istanbul, AZ Films
György Sánta .... production manager: Budapest
Tim Wellspring .... unit production manager
Michelle Wright .... executive in charge of production: Working Title
Maguy R. Cohen .... assistant production manager (uncredited)
Sasha Harris .... unit production manager: additional photography (uncredited)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Yagiz Alp Akaydin .... first assistant director: Istanbul (as Yagiz Akaydin)
Réka Belsô .... key second second assistant director: Budapest
Zoltán Bonta .... first assistant director: Budapest
James Chambers .... third assistant director: second unit
Laura De Selincourt .... crowd second assistant director
Merih Ertas .... second assistant director: Istanbul
Mark Hopkins .... second assistant director
Miklos Keleti .... third assistant director: Budapest (as Miklós Keleti)
Réka Kovács .... second second assistant director: Budapest
Zoe Liang .... co-second assistant director
Mikael Marcimain .... second unit director
Andrew McEwan .... first assistant director: second unit
Paul Mindel .... second assistant director: second unit
Burak Müjdeci .... third assistant director: Istanbul
Alex Oakley .... first assistant director (as Alexander Oakley)
Réka Szabó .... second assistant director: Budapest
Robert Karn .... assistant director (uncredited)
Tracey Warren .... second assistant director: second unit (uncredited)
 
Art Department
John Allen .... carpenter
Gary Avis .... carpenter
Aykut Ayaztuna .... set painter: istanbul
Dilek Aydin .... assistant production buyer: Istanbul
Jille Azis .... set decorator: Istanbul
Mark Bailey .... standby stagehand
István Balog .... production buyer: Budapest
Max Berman .... sketch-up artist
Sándor Bognár .... stand-by construction: Budapest
Dan Bryant .... dressing propman
Jay Butcher .... standby carpenter
Tevfik Celebi .... prop hand: Istanbul
Adam Chard .... painter
David Chisholm .... property storeman
Frank Collins .... apprentice carpenter
Árpád Csibi .... carpenter: Budapest
Pál Csicsman .... dressing propman: Budapest
Chris Cull .... property master
Tommy Davis .... carpenter
Laszlo Demeter .... stand-by art director: Budapest (as László Demeter)
Murat Demirtas .... props strike: Istanbul
Gary Dempsey .... standby painter
Jonathan Downing .... standby propman
Rob Dyson .... chargehand painter
Bence Erdelyi .... assistant art director: Budapest (as Bence Erdélyi)
Ayberk Dorukhan Erdogdu .... art department coordinator: Istanbul (as Dorukhan Erdogdu)
Tunc Erguden .... property master: Istanbul
Jed Evans .... property trainee
Gill Farr .... production buyer
Krisztián Forgon .... set dresser: Budapest
Bruce Gallup .... hod painter
András Gaál .... assistant stand-by props: Budapest
Louis Glickman .... additional prophand
Darren Goodwin .... carpenter
Gavin Gordon .... hod carpenter
Tibor Gálik .... hod painter: Budapest
Deniz Göktürk .... art director: Istanbul
Yunus Harani .... art department runner: istanbul
Mitchell Haylock .... carpenter
Clint Hellyer .... carpenter
Gyula Herjeczki .... construction manager: Budapest (as Gyula Herjecky)
Máté Herjeczki .... assistant construction manager: Budapest (as Máté Herjeczky)
Felicity Hickson .... graphic artist
Claire Holland .... painter
Özden Hürdogan .... graphic designer: istanbul
Erkan Inanc .... props strike: Istanbul
Ekin Izat .... production buyer: istanbul
Magnus Jonason .... storyboard artist
Erkan Karahan .... set painter: Istanbul
Julianna Kasza .... graphic artist
Julianna Kasza .... graphic designer: Budapest
Guliz Kaymaksüt .... assistant art director: Istanbul
Mihály Kenesei .... carpenter: Budapest
Zsuzsa Kismarty-Lechner .... art director: Budapest (as Zsuzsa Kismarty Lechner)
Gábor Kovács .... workshop manager: Budapest
Ali Kursun .... prop hand: Itanbul
Emrah Kurucu .... prop hand: Istanbul
Kevin Lloyd .... stagehand
Ben Lobb .... supervising painter
Emily Lutyens .... production buyer: Paris
Dimitris Lyritzis .... additional prophand
Rob MacPherson .... additional prophand
Danny Margetts .... stand-by carpenter: second unit
Duncan McNeil .... carpenter (as Duncan McNeill)
Adolf Mezei .... carpenter: Budapest
Zoltán Mihalec .... hod painter: Budapest
Zsuzsa Mihalek .... set decorator: Budapest
László Mraz .... stand-by construction: Budapest
John O'Connor .... construction manager
Joseph O'Connor .... apprentice carpenter
Kerry O'Connor .... painter
David Packard .... scenic painter
Martin Payne .... supervising carpenter
Nick Pearce .... painter
Sophie Phillips .... assistant set decorator
Simon Price .... additional prophand
Darren Reynolds .... chargehand standby propman
Simon Riley .... prop hand
Tom Roberts .... additional prophand
James M. Spencer .... art department assistant (as James Spencer)
Rob Stapleton .... painter
Sarah Stuart .... stand-by art director
Jeff Sullivan .... painter
Tamás Szabó .... hod carpenter: Budapest
Zoltán Szabó .... assistant set decorator: Budapest
Dávid Szekeres .... dressing propman: Budapest
Sandra Maria Szpytko .... graphics assistant
Ian Tansey .... painters laborer
Danny Thomas .... stand-by carpenter: second unit
Béla Tollay .... property master: Budapest
Béla Zsolt Tóth .... dressing propman: Budapest
Adam Unsworth .... additional prophand
Tuna Urgancioglu .... property department translator
Emma Vane .... additional assistant art director
Lloyd Vincent .... additional prophand
Graham Ward .... stand-by propman: second unit
James Wickison .... painter
Carl Wildeman .... painter
Mark Williamson .... chargehand carpenter
Alan Wilson .... supervising stagehand
Billy Wilson .... property chargehand
Charlotte Öberg .... assistant set decorator (as Charlotte Oberg)
Dean Coldham .... set plasterer (uncredited)
Deano Harry Coldham .... apprentice plasterer (uncredited)
Jonathan Hurst .... dressing prop/standby prop (uncredited)
Simon Marsay .... art department assistant (uncredited)
Craig Narramore .... propshop supervisor (uncredited)
Gabriel Schucan .... storyboard artist (uncredited)
Anthony Szuch .... drapes master (uncredited)
Luisa Uribe .... graphics assistant (uncredited)
Ian Whiteford .... greensman (uncredited)
Greg Winter .... scenic artist (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Mark Appleby .... adr mixer
Howard Bargroff .... sound re-recording mixer
Orin Beaton .... boom operator: second unit
Andy Botham .... sound engineer
John Casali .... production sound mixer
Doug Cooper .... sound re-recording mixer
Suzanne Facenfield .... sound scheduling manager
Stephen Griffiths .... supervising sound editor
Márton Kristóf .... cableman: Budapest
Richard Lovell .... sound mix assistant
Alan MacFeely .... sound assistant
Joe Maher .... sound engineer
Markus Moll .... sound mix technician
Chris Murphy .... boom operator
György Rajna .... boom operator: Budapest
Andy Shelley .... supervising sound editor
Barnaby Smyth .... foley supervisor (as Barnaby Smythe)
Tim White .... sound mixer: second unit
Simon Diggins .... adr recordist (uncredited)
Henry Dobson .... dubbing supervisor (international versions) (uncredited)
Henry Dyer .... boom operator: additional photography (uncredited)
Nick Foley .... adr mixer (uncredited)
Adam Horley .... adr recordist (uncredited)
Robert Karlsson .... dolby sound consultant (uncredited)
Keith Partridge .... foley engineer (uncredited)
Julien Pirrie .... foley assistant (uncredited)
John Rodda .... sound mixer (uncredited)
Steve Schwartzberg .... adr recordist (uncredited)
Andy Stallabrass .... adr mixer (uncredited)
Tolga Yelekci .... sound assistant: Istanbul (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Béla Buzgó .... standby special effects technician: Budapest
Dean Ford .... senior special effects technician
Attila Góczán .... standby special effects technician: Budapest
Lee Hales .... senior special effects technician
Mark Holt .... special effects supervisor
Gabor Kiszelly .... special effects supervisor: Budapest (as Gábor Kiszelly)
Gyula Krasnyánszky .... pyrotechnics supervisor: Budapest
Dickon Mitchell .... special effects senior technician
Mark Pears .... special effects trainee
Attila Sarkadi .... special effects prep technician: Budapest
Andrasne Skornyak .... special effects prep technician: Budapest (as András Skornyák)
Tibor Skornyak .... special effects prep technician: Budapest (as Tibor Skornyák)
Attila Varsányi .... standby special effects technician: Budapest
David Holt .... special effects technician (uncredited)
 
Visual Effects by
Jörundur Rafn Arnarson .... 2d artist: Framestore (as Jörundur Arnarson)
Jörundur Rafn Arnarson .... compositor (as Jörundur Arnarson)
Valdimar Baldvinsson .... cg artist: Framestore
Matthias Bjarnason .... cg artist: Framestore
Henry Bush .... data pipeline editorial support: Framestore
Chris Cooper .... cg artist: Framestore
Aimee Dadswell .... visual effects producer: Framestore
Clym Dodds .... data pipeline editorial support: Framestore
Oz Dolphin .... cg artist: Framestore
Rui Gomes .... systems administrator: Framestore
T.O.M. Hand .... data pipeline editorial support: Framestore (as Tom Hand)
Jonathan Harris .... composite stills photographer
Sara Hilmarsdóttir .... 2d artist: Framestore
Aron Hjartarson .... cg supervisor: Framestore
Mats Holmgren .... digital colourist
Paul Ingram .... cg artist: Framestore
Gareth Jones .... 2d artist: Framestore
Christian Kaestner .... 2d artist: Framestore
Christian Kaestner .... on-set visual effects supervisor: Framestore
Andreas Bravin Karlsson .... 2d artist: Chimney Pot (as Andreas Karlsson)
Nick King .... visual effects producer: Framestore
Axel Klostermann .... 2d artist: Chimney Pot
Oskar Larsson .... 2d artist: Chimney Pot
Helgi Laxdal .... 2d artist: Framestore
Henrik Linnet .... 2d artist: Framestore
Peter Marin .... 2d artist: Framestore
Joseph McLamb .... 2d artist: Framestore
Fredrik Nord .... visual effects supervisor: Chimney Pot
Ruslan Ogorodnik .... 3d artist: Chimney Pot
Sam Osborne .... 2d artist: Framestore
Alex Payman .... 2d artist: Framestore
Olle Petersson .... 2d artist: Chimney Pot
Sirio Quintavalle .... visual effects supervisor: Framestore
Sam Remfry .... cg artist: Framestore
Martin Stegmayer .... 2d artist: Framestore
Emma Stenborg .... visual effects manager: Chimney Pot
Mirek Suchomel .... 2d artist: Framestore
Sara Trezzi .... visual effects producer: Framestore
Graham Wood .... cg artist: Framestore
Christian Zeh .... 2d artist: Framestore
Max Berman .... previs artist (uncredited)
Zachary Bloom .... scanning and recording: Framestore (uncredited)
Pete Capelluto .... head of pipeline (uncredited)
Dadi Einarsson .... visual effects supervisor: Framestore Reykjavik (uncredited)
Sigurður Eyþórsson .... visual effects editorial (uncredited)
Matt Fox .... head of production: Framestore (uncredited)
Frederic Heymans .... visual effects artist (uncredited)
Victoria Hodson .... matchmove artist (uncredited)
Jason Horley .... concept artist: Framestore (uncredited)
Mikael Jaeger Jensen .... reference photographer (uncredited)
Christophe Meslin .... head of systems (uncredited)
Guo Kun Pan .... render support: framestore (uncredited)
Adam Parker .... prep artist: Framestore (uncredited)
Lee Chan Popo .... prep artist (uncredited)
Aatesh Shah .... systems engineer: Framestore (uncredited)
Simon Hjalti Sverrisson .... cg modeler: Framestore (uncredited)
Ivan Tiunov .... matchmove artist (uncredited)
Ivan Tiunov .... render support (uncredited)
Michael Todd .... paint/roto artist: Framestore (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Andy Bennett .... stunt coordinator
Nellie Burroughes .... stunt double: Svetlana Khodchenkova
Nellie Burroughes .... stunt performer
Tony Christian .... stunt performer
Péter Katona .... stunt performer: Budapest
Béla Unger .... stunt coordinator: Budapest
Bela Kasi .... assistant stunt coordinator (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Caner Aksoy .... assistant grip: Istanbul
Mustafa Arslan .... assistant grip: Istanbul
Adnan Aydin .... grip: Istanbul
Lee Baker .... additional electrician
Joe Buxton .... libra technician
Lawrence Carter .... stand-by rigger
Dominique Cheung .... camera trainee: second unit
David Churchyard .... clapper loader: second unit (as Dave Churchyard)
Pat Crawford .... electrician: second unit
Ernó Demeter .... electrician: Budapest
Durmus Demirezen .... key lighting: Istanbul
Ozan Derya .... electrician: Istanbul
Umut Ekinci .... assistant grip: Istanbul
Jack English .... still photographer: unit and special
Mustafa Esin .... electrician: Istanbul
Dave Everall .... rigger
Jallo Faber .... director of photography: second unit
István Faragó .... electrician: Budapest
Dániel Farkas .... video assist operator: Budapest
Brendan Fitzgerald .... rigger
Dean Foard .... additional electrician
Jack Foran .... assistant grip
Ian Shane Fossett .... practical electrician
Dave Glossop .... rigger
Ron Brinley Green .... additional electrician
Matthew Hall .... practical electrician
Robert Hamilton .... video playback operator (as Rob Hamilton)
David Harrison .... hod rigger
Attila Hevesi .... electrician: Budapest
Gábor Hevesi .... gaffer: Budapest
Andy Hopkins .... additional key grip
Darren Howton .... practical electrician
Simon Hume .... focus puller: "a" camera
Zoltán Jánossa .... clapper loader: Budapest
Arif Kanber .... electrician: Istanbul
Hakan Kaya .... electrician: Istanbul
Nick Kenealy .... video playback operator: second unit
János Kiss .... key grip: Budapest
Sam Kite .... electrician: second unit
Attila Kolozs .... grip: Budapest
Alex Kuchera .... grip trainee: Budapest
Alex Kuchera .... grip: Budapest unit
Alex Lockett .... stills grader
David Mackie .... clapper loader: "a" camera
Alan Martin .... gaffer
Lee Martin .... best boy
Danny McGee .... practical electrician
Darren Montague .... additional electrician
Terence Montague .... electrician (as Terry Montague)
Dave Moore .... chargehand electrician
Gary Moore .... additional electrician
Simon Muir .... grip: second unit
István Ménkü .... electrician: Budapest
James Nesbitt .... electrician
Dean Norgate .... rigger
Eamonn O'Keeffe .... focus puller: second unit
Sezgin Oltulu .... assistant grip: Istanbul
Hasan Ormanlar .... key grip: Istanbul
Mehmet Parlak .... electrician: Istanbul
Richard Potter .... electrician: second unit
Péter Pozsonyi .... best boy grip: Budapest
David Price .... standby rigger: second unit (as Dave Price)
Larry S. Prinz .... gaffer: second unit (as Larry Prinz)
Marek Radolf .... balloon operator
Terry Robb .... additional electrician
Caner Sen .... focus puller: Istanbul
Paul Sharp .... generator operator
Lewis Smith .... rigger
Damian Smyth .... electrician: second unit
Ross Sterling .... special photography assistant
Colin Strachan .... grip: "a" camera
Ferenc Szalontai .... grip trainee: Budapest
Gabor Szucs .... grip: Budapest (as Gábor Szücs)
Peter Taylor .... camera operator: "b" camera
Nick C. Teulon .... assistant grip (as Nick Teulon)
Carsten Thoms .... balloon technician
Simon Thorpe .... additional grip
Feramuz Tuna .... electrician: Istanbul
István Törzsök .... electrician: Budapest
István Török .... dolly grip: Budapest
János Varga .... electrician: Budapest
György Vesztergombi .... focus puller: Budapest
Aziz Ohuz Vural .... electrician: Istanbul
Ali Salim Yasar .... key lighting: Istanbul
Alexander Youssef .... camera trainee
Viktor Zsámbék .... best boy: Budapest
Rene Adefarasin .... first assistant camera (uncredited)
Wailoon Chung .... additional electrician (uncredited)
Sebastian Cort .... camera trainee (uncredited)
Tobias Marshall .... second assistant camera (uncredited)
Seán McDermott .... camera trainee (uncredited)
Neil Tomlin .... crane technician: dailies (uncredited)
 
Casting Department
Abigail Barbier .... adr voice casting
Dixie Chassay .... casting director: children
Alex Duxbury .... casting assistant
Louis Elman .... adr voice casting
Nick Foley .... adr voice casting
Jessie Frost .... casting assistant
Alena Garetovskaya .... casting director: Russia
Eszter Izso .... casting director: Hungary (as Eszter Izsó)
Beáta Izsó .... casting assistant: Budapest
Katy Lake .... casting assistant: children
Zsolt Ferenc Maier .... extras casting assistant: Budapest (as Zsolt Maier)
Péter Mondok .... casting assistant: and coordinator
Veronika Varjasi .... extras casting assistant: Budapest (as Vera Varjasi)
László Verboó .... casting assistant: Budapest
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Jill Avery .... costume assistant: second unit
Zelal Can .... costume assistant: Istanbul
Bartholomew Cariss .... additional costume assistant (as Bart Cariss)
Rosaria Coppola .... seamstress
Andrea Cripps .... assistant costume designer
Safa Demirkan .... wardrobe assistant
Dan Grace .... costume supervisor
Jamie Harvey .... additional costume assistant
Gábor Homonnay .... costume supervisor: Budapest
Zsanett Homonnay .... assistant costume supervisor: Budapest
Ezgi Inal .... costume assistant: Istanbul
Edith Kähler .... second assistant costume designer
Sinéad O'Sullivan .... additional costume assistant
Nadine Powell .... additional costume assistant
Mária Raffai .... seamstress: Budapest
Klári Riesz .... key set costumer: Budapest
Nicholas Roche-Gordon .... key set costumer (as Nick Roche Gordon)
Hilal Sezer .... assistant costume designer: Istanbul
Adrian Simmons .... costume assistant: second unit
Beril Sinan .... costume assistant: Istanbul
Guy Speranza .... additional costume assistant
Zoltán Trubel .... costume assistant: Budapest
Katalin Ujvari .... key set costumer: Budapest (as Katalin Üjvári)
Gyula Zámbó .... costume assistant: Budapest
Edwina Sercombe .... costume assistant: daily (uncredited)
 
Editorial Department
Jill Bilcock .... additional editor
Jill Bilcock .... consultant editor
Hans Crispin .... digital media: Chimney Pot
Peter Helsing .... encoding technician: Chimney Pot
Mats Holmgren .... color grader: Chimney Pot
Jonas Jangvad .... technical coordinator: Chimney Pot
Mariana Kasses .... 4k scanner: Chimney Pot
Cattis Legelius .... digital media coordinator: Chimney Pot
Christer Lundgren .... analog color grader: Chimney Pot
Emma McCleave .... additional assistant editor
Anneli Oscarsson .... post-production producer: Chimney Pot
Sofie Palage .... post-production coordinator: Chimney Pot
Jonas Petersson .... 4k scanner: Chimney Pot
Cheryl Potter .... additional assistant editor
Mathieu Reid .... color timer
Emil Soderman .... 4k scanner: Chimney Pot
Bosse Svensson .... in-house producer: Chimney Pot
Asa Söderberg .... in-house producer: Chimney Pot
Mark Trend .... first assistant editor
Josefine Truedsson .... additional assistant editor
Josefine Truedsson .... 4k scanner: Chimney Pot
Fredrik Zander .... post-production executive producer: Chimney Pot
Tamás Albert .... post production engineer (uncredited)
Simona Harrison .... colorist: dailies (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Nick Angel .... music supervisor
Chris Barrett .... assistant engineer (as Chris Barret)
James Bellamy .... music editor
Jo Buckley .... assistant orchestra contractor
Nicholas Bucknall .... musician: clarinet
Javier Casado .... musician: piano
Javier Casado .... score producer
Victor Castillo .... technical assistant
David Cerrejón .... assistant to composer
David Cerrejón .... music librarian
José Luis Crespo .... music mastering (as Jose Luis Crespo)
José Luis Crespo .... score recording & mixing (as Jose Luis Crespo)
Andrew Crowley .... musician: trumpet (as Andy Crowley)
Fiona Cruickshank .... assistant engineer
Ana Eusa .... music executive producer
Daniel Goldstein .... technical assistant
Isobel Griffiths .... orchestra contractor
Alberto Iglesias .... conductor
Alberto Iglesias .... score producer
Kirsten Lane .... music consultant: Right Music
Javier Martín .... music executive producer
Dave Jewerén Moore .... additional music recording engineer
Everton Nelson .... orchestra leader
Michael Price .... music arranger: "Salut D'Amour"
Michael Price .... music producer: "Salut D'Amour"
Bruce White .... viola
Vicki Williams .... music coordinator
 
Transportation Department
Martin Alderdice .... picture car coordinator
Mark Beeton .... unit driver
Sue Beeton .... unit driver
Dave Brannigan .... driver: grip truck
Barry Cholerton .... driver: standby property
Louise Cornwell .... driver: rushes (as Louise Beeton)
Fergus Cotter .... unit driver
Martin Dixon .... driver: facilities
Jeff Edwards .... facilities captain
Paul Gatley .... unit driver
Huseyin Ibis .... unit driver: Istanbul
Bilge Sabri Isil .... transportation manager: Istanbul (as Bilge Dabri Isil)
Márton Ivanov .... transportation captain: Budapest
Alan Jones .... driver: costume truck
Declan Lambert .... hgv driver
Martin Lewis .... driver: camera car
Phil Matthews .... driver: facilities
Richard Ong .... driver: facilities
Ibrahim Saritas .... unit driver: art department, Istanbul
Zsolt Somogyi .... transportation coordinator: Budapest
Ivá Sági .... picture vehicle coordinator: Budapest
Barrie Williams .... transportation coordinator
 
Other crew
Tom Ackerley .... crowd runner
Christina Angeloudes .... legal and business affairs manager: Working Title
Serdar Atik .... production accountant: Istanbul
Brian Ayers .... security guard
Pip Ayers .... epk producer
Emma Bacon .... rushes contact
Katalin Baranyi .... production coordinator: Budapest
Chris Barnet .... catering assistant
Steven Barnet .... catering manager
Libbie Barr .... script supervisor
Gail Behrmann .... archive researcher
Csaba Benedek .... hod security: Budapest
Joshua Benedetti .... location scout
Andrea Bernát .... unit paramedic: Budapest
Cengiz Bora .... production runner: Istanbul
Dóra Bánfalvi .... assistant production coordinator: Budapest
Neil Calder .... completion bond: Film Finances
Cem Chaban .... production assistant: Istanbul
Hannah Collett .... production coordinator
Craig Cook .... security guard
Jessica Cornwall .... production runner (as Jessica Cornwell)
Lynsey Cosford .... assistant location manager
Daniel Cox .... stand-in
Damon Crane .... location scout
Jeremy DeCoursey .... location marshall
Gábor Doffek .... head chef: Budapest
Chloe Dorigan .... assistant: Tim Bevan, Working Title
Joe Downs .... assistant accountant
Jon Duncan .... production accountant
Timothy Easthill .... finance director: Working Title (as Tim Easthill)
Daniel Edwards .... catering assistant
Ipek Erden .... assistant production coordinator: Istanbul
Henry Evans .... additional runner
Gerry Farrell .... security guard
Emily Forbes .... floor runner
Ferenc Fornosi .... catering assistant: Budapest
Béla Gajdos .... armorer: Budapest
Marco Giacalone .... location manager: Budapest
Amelia Granger .... development executive: Working Title
Gábor Grünwald .... catering assistant: Budapest
Norbert Gulyas .... security coordinator: Budapest (as Norbert Gulyás)
Dogukan Hazar Gurbac .... production runner: Istanbul
Gábor Gózan .... catering assistant: Budapest
Jonathan Harris .... assistant: Tomas Alfredson
Nicholas Hatton .... production assistant: Working Title
Nigel Horn .... rushes management
Jonathan Houston .... assistant production coordinator
Dávid Hózer .... catering assistant: Budapest
Pinar Isbilen .... production accountant: Istanbul
Chris Johnston .... location marshall (as Christopher Johnston)
Rachel Kennedy .... unit publicist
Rachel King .... unit and construction nurse
Larissa Kouznetsova .... interpreter: Russian
Balint Kovacs .... location manager: Budapest (as Bálint Kovács)
Bence Kovacs .... assistant location manager: Budapest (as Bence Kovács)
Efe Koç .... floor runner: Istanbul (as Efe Koc)
Ffion Kunz .... floor runner: second unit
Björn Kusoffsky .... title designer: Stockholm Design Lab
Paul Kühlhorn .... end roller: Fellow Designers
Cameron Lawther .... set production assistant: second unit
Clem Leneghan .... health and safety advisor
Doren Levi .... security guard
Laurie Mahon .... stand-in
Tony May .... hod security
Jill McCullough .... dialect coach: Toby Jones
Mitchell Mcgee .... security guard (as Mitch McGee)
Martin McGlone .... rushes management
Gráinne Mckenna .... president of legal and business affairs: Working Title
Josey McNamara .... floor runner
Patrick Viktor Monroe .... personal assistant: Tom Hardy (as Patrick Monroe)
Angela Morrison .... chief operating officer: Working Title
Steve Mortimore .... location manager
Paul Murphy .... first assistant accountant
András Márton .... catering assistant: Budapest
Agnes Nagy .... production accountant: Budapest (as Ágnes Nagy)
Kevin O'Shea .... insurance: AON/Albert G. Ruben
Alfie Oldman .... additional runner
Onder Ozkan .... production runner: Istanbul
János Papp .... health & safety advisor: Budapest
Davina Pem .... assistant accountant
Peter Placey .... security guard
Katherine Pomfret .... assistant: Eric Fellner, Working Title
Janos Prihoda .... immigration coordinator
Gergely Päl .... production runner: Budapest
Raymond Reader .... chef (as Raymond 'Rozza' Reader)
András Rochy .... catering assistant: Budapest
Saygin Saral .... production assistant: Istanbul
Ece Savari .... production assistant: Istanbul
Senay Sayita .... production assistant: Istanbul
Gábor Schiller .... head chef: Budapest
Bugra Sen .... production assistant: Istanbul
Sheeraz Shah .... head of legal and business affairs: Working Title
Jack Sidey .... production coordinator: Working Title
Cassandra Sigsgaard .... product placement and clearance coordinator
Edward Simmons .... assistant: Robyn Slovo
Edward Simmons .... script supervisor: second unit
Andrew Soane .... catering assistant
Emine Soydanyavas .... production coordinator: Istanbul
Harriet Spencer .... development coordinator: Working Title
Peter Spittle .... rushes contact
Helen Swanwick-Thorpe .... production secretary
Adam Sylvest .... security guard
Ricsi Szarbó .... unit base coordinator: Budapest (as Ricsi Szabó)
Alex Taylor .... production runner
Can Tumerk .... production runner: Istanbul
Erkin Urer .... hod security: Istanbul
Adriene Whitwell .... location marshall
Charlotte Wright .... additional location manager
Sarah Jane Wright .... production executive: Working Title (as Sarah-Jane Robinson)
Gábor Xantus .... unit doctor: Budapest (as Dr. Gábor Xantus)
Chaban Yusuf .... location manager: Istanbul (as Yusuf Chaban)
Victoria Zalin .... production secretary: additional photography
Adrianna Nielle Davies .... set runner: dailies (uncredited)
Rebecca Davis .... location scout (uncredited)
Tilly Gerrard-Bannister .... set runner: additional photography (uncredited)
Chris Hankey .... location marshall (uncredited)
Evan Hayes .... production executive: Working Title (uncredited)
Elizabeth Himelstein .... dialect coach: Gary Oldman (uncredited)
Richard Hooper .... key armourer (uncredited)
Jamie Lengyel .... location manager: additional photography (uncredited)
Stephen G. Parker .... location assistant (uncredited)
Thomas Pook .... floor runner: additional photography (uncredited)
Tom Reynolds .... floor runner: dailies (uncredited)
Gary Richens .... crowd production assistant (uncredited)
Emma Sturgis .... production assistant (uncredited)
Julia Tomlinson .... location scout: dailies (uncredited)
John William Turner .... floor runner: dailies (uncredited)
 
Thanks
Jane Cornwell .... special thanks
Bridget O'Connor .... dedicatee
Marc Olla .... thanks
Josh Wood .... additional thanks
 

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Argentina:16 | Australia:MA15+ | Austria:14 | Brazil:14 | Canada:14A (Alberta/British Columbia/Manitoba/Ontario) | Canada:13+ (Quebec) | Denmark:11 | Finland:K-16 (2012) (DVD and Blu-ray cover) | Finland:K-15 (2011) | France:U | Germany:12 | India:A | Ireland:15A | Japan:R15+ | Malaysia:18 | Mexico:B15 | Netherlands:16 | Norway:15 | Portugal:M/12 | Singapore:M18 | South Korea:15 | Spain:12 | Sweden:15 | Switzerland:14 (canton of Geneva) | Switzerland:14 (canton of Vaud) | UK:15 | USA:R (certificate #46967)

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Writer John le Carré partially based his famous George Smiley character on a friend, the Lincoln College tutor and Oxford University don, the Reverend Vivian Green. Smiley was also based on le Carré's boss at Mi5, Lord Clanmorris, who wrote crime novels under the pseudonym of John Bingham.See more »
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Anachronisms: Julio Iglesias' cover of the song 'La Mer' used in the movie's final scene is from a live album recorded in 1976 ('En Directo Olympia'); it wouldn't have been on the turntable at the last Christmas party which had Control and Prideaux in attendance, as that was presumably in 1972.See more »
Quotes:
[first lines]
Control:[opening door] You weren't followed?
Jim Prideaux:No.
Control:Better come in.
Control:Trust no one, Jim. Especially not in the mainstream.
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224 out of 299 people found the following review useful.
James Bond, this is not..., 17 September 2011
Author: the_rattlesnake25 from Sheffield, UK

Forty-six year old Swedish director Tomas Alfredson came to prominence three years ago when he directed the film adaptation of John Ajvide Lindqvist's novel 'Let The Right One In'. After the initial success of the vampiric romantic drama, Alfredson became attached to an international adaptation of John le Carre's espionage-novel 'Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy'. Based on aspects of le Carre's (also known as David Cornwell) experiences during his time as a member of the British Intelligence service sectors MI5 and MI6 during the 1950s and 1960s, Alfredson creates a fine, absorbing picture which engrosses from beginning to end.

Control (John Hurt), the leader of an unknown sector of the British Intelligence service, is ousted along with his long-standing companion George Smiley (Gary Oldman) due to a botched operation in Budapest, Hungary which saw the officer Jim Prideaux (Mark Strong) murdered in public. Control was under the impression that there was a mole among the top ranking members of the service, referred to as the Circus by the other top ranking members due to its location in Cambridge Circus, London, and Smiley is drawn out of retirement to pinpoint the culprit after Control passes away. Alongside the young Intelligence officer Peter Guillam (Benedict Cumberbatch), Smiley has four primary candidates to focus his investigation upon; they are the last remaining members of the Circus, Bill Haydon (Colin Firth), Percy Alleline (Toby Jones), Roy Bland (Ciaran Hinds) and Toby Esterhase (David Dencik).

Utilizing an all-star, established cast, Alfredson allows the film to unfold at an almost flawless pace. Every sequence contains a small snippet of information which allows the viewer to conduct their own investigation alongside that of Smiley's. While the narrative is also driven along by strong performances from the primarily male cast, Gary Oldman, Colin Firth, Toby Jones, Ciaran Hinds, David Dencik, Stephen Graham and Kathy Burke all give strong, commanding performances. While the true artists of the piece are Benedict Cumberbatch, who plays the young, and somewhat naive intelligent officer assigned to assist Smiley. John Hurt as the aging, instinct-driven leader of the British service, and Tom Hardy, who is Ricki Tarr the dirty cleaner for British intelligence's most fowl operations. Their performances go above and beyond in their supporting roles, and at times eclipse Gary Oldman's subdued portrayal of a man drawn back into the murky world of corruption, betrayal and treasure.

Alongside the narrative and its cast, one of the more surprising aspects of the film, is Alfredson, Cinematographer Hoyte van Hoytema and Editor Dino Jonsater's use of stylistic nuances that further enhance the viewing experience. Lingering close-up shots of seemingly insignificant objects and shallow focus shots constantly evoke the nature of mystery and intrigue which surrounds such clandestine organisations. Alfredson never rushes any moment, instead he allows for the audience to become accustomed to their surroundings and appreciate their beauty. Wide angle shots and long lenses are used for interior and exterior locations, showcasing the breakdowns of their interiors, while close-up shots are used to examine objects and characters in their most frail states. During the opening sequence involving Prideaux's botched secret mission, a simple concoction of jump cuts and lingering static shots concentrating upon various characters within the vicinity creates a sense of the tension, suspense and vulnerability of the situation and this is how Alfredson constantly keeps the audience engrossed. By providing those observing the action on screen with just enough information that they themselves become entwined within Smiley's investigation as he moves forward.

Once the credits and a dedication to the films screenwriter Bridget O'Connor who passed away last year finish, the viewer is left with an overriding sense of satisfaction. Smiley's world is a far cry away from the glitz and glamour that the espionage genre has become accustomed to. There are no martinis in sight, but only reel upon reel of bureaucratic wrangling, childish bickering and greed-induced deal-making, where it seems everybody is working for themselves and their reputation rather than the nation's government that is employing them. Since its premiere at the 68th Venice International Film Festival 'Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy' has been touted as an Oscar contender and it is easy to understand why, Tomas Alfredson has taken a solid source novel, utilized an established cast and infused the final concoction with elements from his own visual repertoire to create a wonderfully crafted film that does the original BBC televised series justice.

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