A war veteran tries to investigate the murder of his son who was working as a Russian translator for the British intelligence service during the Cold War. He meets a web of deception and paranoia that seems to be impenetrable.
John Preston is a British Agent with the task of preventing the Russians detonating a nuclear explosion next to an American base in the UK. The Russians are hoping this will shatter the "special relationship" between the two countries.
Major Charles Forsythe (Carradine) is a Vietnam veteran U.S. Army officer stationed near Rome. He is a brutal, if effective, commander who was "fragged" by his own men in Vietnam. When he ... See full summary »
Dr. Anansa Linderby (Beverly Johnson) is kidnapped in a medical mission in Africa by a slave trader. From this moment, her husband will do anything to recover her and to punish the bad guys, but that will be not an easy task.
Philip Kimberly's a former head of British secret service, who had defected to the Soviet Union. One day, he receives instructions; he's to go back serruptisiously to the west, with the goal of retrieving some important documents. After having plastic surgery to alter his appearance, he is put back on the western side. When he accomplishes his goal, he thinks his handlers won't need him anymore, so, with the documents in his possession, rather than returning to the East, and possible assassination, he,instead plays one side off against the other; KGB against Mi6Written by
Another version of the Burgess, Philby, and McLean story was planned between 1977-1978 with Sir Alan Bates, Robert Shaw, and Vanessa Redgrave starring. Shaw's death, and financing issues, killed the project. See more »
When Kimberly is listening to the news broadcast of his "death", the newscaster refers to the Manhattan Project spy Ethel Rosenberg as Esther Rosenberg. See more »
Michael Caine and Sir Laurence Olivier are involved in this routine
movie (probably rent was due and the fellows were late on payment)
which is completely useless. A former British spy who betrayed his own
country is sent back from Russia on a mission. But suddenly (well, not
so suddenly) the story twists to an unexpected (well, not so
unexpected) ending. No actor seems to be interested in what is
happening and the Italian dub (above all Olivier) is rather poor. The
plot makes little sense and . If you look for a spy movie with Michael
Caine, watch "The Ipcress File" or "The fourth protocol",instead. They
would be a very much better choice.
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