Budapest, 1956. Jacko's mission is to convince the underground insurgent to wait at least 18 months before they rise against the Stalinist regime, in vain. Jack stands by their leader, poet Arpad Zelk, and his English-born wife, but the Hungarian secret police AVH sees trough his lies under torture. In Washington, president Eisenhower refuses flat-out to risk NATO blood.
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When Jack is talking to the Director, you can see the Director's computer which has a 3D screen saver. This scene takes place in 1987, before computers with this type of feature was available. See more