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Based on a novel by John le Carré, this coolly atmospheric, intelligent spy thriller sees Philip Seymour Hoffman in his last leading role as Gunther Bachmann, the head of an anti-terror team in the German port city of Hamburg. Issa Karpov, a refugee from Chechnya with ties to the Islamic community there, enters the country illegally and is immediately under the close watch of both German and US security agencies, who must determine if he is a brutally oppressed victim or a dangerous terrorist. There is no moral black and white, just shades of grey, in this unhurried but ultimately gripping tale of intrigue.
It's 1970s Cold War Britain and someone is leaking secrets to the Russians. Cue a tangled web of lies, deceit and creeping paranoia.
14+ years 122 mins
Highly-acclaimed Oscar-winning drama about corruption and surveillance in Communist East Germany.
14+ years 137 mins
A pulse-quickening thriller with a political edge - professor Michael Faraday discovers his next-door neighbours are not as normal as they first seem.
14+ years 117 mins
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