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The Company 

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Real-life figures from the Cold War-era mix with a fictional story based on a group of C.I.A. operatives and their counterparts in the K.G.B., MI6, and the Mossad.
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Series cast summary:
Chris O'Donnell ...  Jack McCauliffe 6 episodes, 2007
Alfred Molina ...  Harvey Torriti / ... 6 episodes, 2007
Michael Keaton ...  James Angleton 6 episodes, 2007
Rory Cochrane ...  Yevgeny Tsipin 6 episodes, 2007
Alessandro Nivola ...  Leo Kritzky / ... 6 episodes, 2007
Tom Hollander ...  Adrian Philby 6 episodes, 2007
Derek Aasland Derek Aasland ...  LSD Scientist 6 episodes, 2007
Hayley Andoff Hayley Andoff ...  Erika Kritzky 6 episodes, 2007
James Arnold James Arnold ...  CIA Surveillence officer 6 episodes, 2007
Szilvia Baranyai Szilvia Baranyai ...  Female Sumo Wrestler 6 episodes, 2007
Richard Blackburn Richard Blackburn ...  Senator J. William Fulbright 6 episodes, 2007
Simon Callow ...  Elihu 6 episodes, 2007
Gergo Danka Gergo Danka ...  Zoltan 6 episodes, 2007
Lynne Deragon Lynne Deragon ...  Female Cutout 6 episodes, 2007
Fernanda Dorogi ...  Agrippina 6 episodes, 2007
Kriszta Dorogi ...  Serafima 6 episodes, 2007
Craig Eldridge Craig Eldridge ...  Coach Waltz 6 episodes, 2007
Péter Fancsikai Péter Fancsikai ...  Russian Soldier 6 episodes, 2007
Ingrit Gabriel Ingrit Gabriel ...  German Singer / ... 6 episodes, 2007
Nadia Glus Nadia Glus ...  Starik's niece 6 episodes, 2007
Ilona Kassai Ilona Kassai ...  Ancient Woman 6 episodes, 2007
Judah Katz ...  FBI Agent 6 episodes, 2007
László Keszég ...  Russian Immigration Bureaucrat 6 episodes, 2007
Peter Krekits Peter Krekits ...  Young Budapest Man in Crowd 6 episodes, 2007
Martha Lindquist Martha Lindquist ...  CIA Agent 6 episodes, 2007
Matt Lindquist 6 episodes, 2007
Phillip MacKenzie ...  CIA doctor 6 episodes, 2007
Catherine McNally ...  Le médecin de la CIA 6 episodes, 2007
Damon T. Miller Damon T. Miller ...  American Sailor 6 episodes, 2007
Paul Mota Paul Mota ...  CIA Detective 6 episodes, 2007
Zoltan Papp Zoltan Papp ...  AVH Captain 6 episodes, 2007
Billy Parrott ...  CIA tech 6 episodes, 2007
Dan Petronijevic ...  Young CIA Officer 6 episodes, 2007
John Rado ...  KGB Clerk 6 episodes, 2007
Richard Rifkin Richard Rifkin ...  Dr. Sydney 6 episodes, 2007
Anna Silk ...  Stella Bledsoe 6 episodes, 2007
Oliver Simor Oliver Simor ...  Agent 6 episodes, 2007
Endre Szilvasi Endre Szilvasi ...  KGB Agent 6 episodes, 2007
Sándor Szûcs Sándor Szûcs ...  AVH Man with Photos 6 episodes, 2007
Angelo Tucci Angelo Tucci ...  CIA operative 6 episodes, 2007
Attila Varadi Attila Varadi ...  Arpad's Friend 6 episodes, 2007
Ferenc Vizes Ferenc Vizes ...  KGB Soldier 6 episodes, 2007
Aljona Yakimenko Aljona Yakimenko ...  Starik's Niece #1 6 episodes, 2007
Anna Yakovleva Anna Yakovleva ...  Starik's Niece #2 6 episodes, 2007
Balázs Zsiga Balázs Zsiga ...  KGB Agent 6 episodes, 2007
Kristin Booth ...  Adelle Sweet Kritsky 4 episodes, 2007
Ted Atherton ...  Frank Wisner 3 episodes, 2007
Stephen Bogaert ...  Elliott Ebbitt III 3 episodes, 2007
Rick Roberts ...  William Colby 3 episodes, 2007
Mike Turner Mike Turner ...  Manny Ebbitt 3 episodes, 2007
Alexandra Maria Lara ...  Lili 3 episodes, 2007
Ulrich Thomsen ...  Starik Zhilov 2 episodes, 2007
JB Blanc ...  Manuel Piniero 2 episodes, 2007
Hristo Mitzkov Hristo Mitzkov ...  Vanka Borisov 2 episodes, 2007
Cedric Smith ...  Allen Dulles 2 episodes, 2007
Barry Flatman ...  Philip Sweet / ... 2 episodes, 2007
Péter Rudolf Péter Rudolf ...  Fallen Angel 2 episodes, 2007
Gábor Nagypál ...  CIA Associate Sweet Jesus, Berlin / ... 2 episodes, 2007
Zoltán Berzsenyi Zoltán Berzsenyi ...  Nikita Khruschev 2 episodes, 2007
László Konter László Konter ...  Yevgeny's father Tsipin / ... 2 episodes, 2007
Natascha McElhone ...  Elizabeth Nemeth 2 episodes, 2007
Levente Törköly Levente Törköly ...  Constantine Vishnevsky 2 episodes, 2007
Misel Maticevic ...  Arpad Zelk 2 episodes, 2007
Berndt Von Bömches Berndt Von Bömches ...  Prof. Ernst Loffler / ... 2 episodes, 2007
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Storyline

Spy vs. spy. Three Yale grads, class of 1954, join their respective countries' secret service. We follow them for 40 years - through the outing of a British spy, the Hungarian revolution, the Bay of Pigs, the scent of moles, and the collapse of the USSR. Fictional characters - Yalies Jack McCauliffe, Leo Kritzky, and Yevgeny Tsipin and Jack's boss Harvey Torriti - rub shoulders with real figures like Kim Philby and James Angleton to tell stories of romance, intrigue, double-crosses, false leads, suicide, execution, and exile - in the name of ideology, patriotism, paranoia, perfidy, and one-upsmanship. Can the CIA claim any credit in the West's Cold War triumph? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 August 2007 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Hungary See more »

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(3 parts)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

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Color

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1.78 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Michael Keaton, Chris O'Donnell, and Alfred Molina have been in comic book movies. Keaton played Bruce Wayne (Batman) in Batman (1989) and Batman Returns (1992), O'Donnell played Dick Grayson (Robin) in Batman Forever (1995) and Batman & Robin (1997), and Molina played Otto Octavius (Doctor Octopus) in Spider-Man 2 (2004). See more »

Goofs

The term "mole" was coined by British spy writer John le Carré in the 1960s, yet is used in this series before this time. See more »

Connections

Referenced in 500 Days of Summer (2009) See more »

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Great presentation, even better the second time...
30 August 2010 | by canuckteachSee all my reviews

This is a wonderful performance piece, for Cold-War, Tom Clancy/John Le Carré lovers alike. Spying was a dangerous, heart-breaking and lonely game, and the principle characters on both sides gave up much in the way of personal life - this slowly tumbles out as the story unfolds over 4 decades.

I credit the Director with NOT revealing too much the first time you view it - I found myself wondering at certain points if the Script contained gaps -- not so. An example is the involvement of the notorious Kim Philby, a clever KGB double-agent. Everyone who has read 'Man Called Intrepid' knows who Philby is - if he breezed into this story as KIM PHILBY, we'd know what to expect. Cleverly, the character is not identified until the story is well-under way. By that time, you are as fooled as was his friend, the famous CIA counterespionage guru, James Angleton, played here with craft by Michael Keaton.

Other performers shine, and the action scenes for Hungary, and the Bay of Pigs are startling. Part 3 packed a real punch as, again, we get treated to what the counterintelligence fellas had to go through to nail suspected double-agents.

The second time through, I connected all the dots--so, the mini-series DVD has been well worth the investment. (Glad I missed it on TV with commercials).


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