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Release Date: 1989

R|1 hr 44 min

Plot Summary
Learning of a plot by disgruntled KGB agents to kill the Soviet General Secretary, the CIA sends retired agent Stoner (Tom Skerritt) to the Soviet Union to determine the truth of the assassination rumors. After confirming that a group of men led by Tulayev (Tom Bell) is preparing to strike, Stoner turns to his former girlfriend Anna (Helen Mirren) for help. The KGB sends ex-agent Szaz (Max von Sydow) to kill Stoner, but instead the two spies join forces to stop the shooting.

Cast: Tom Skerritt, Dame Helen Mirren, Max von Sydow, Tom Bell

Director: Geoff Murphy

Genres: Thriller

Keywords: 1980s, Marriage, Sacrifice, Gripping, Quest


Nominated Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie