Richard Burton earned an Academy Award nomination for his role as a burned-out spy who becomes a pawn in a convoluted scheme to protect a British double agent. But when he unexpectedly falls for a Communist librarian, his mission─and her life─are placed in jeopardy. Based on the novel by John Le Carré, this unglamorized view of intelligence work co-stars Claire Bloom, Oskar Werner, Sam Wanamaker. 112 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: English (SDH); bonus documentary "John Le Carré: The Secret Centre" (2000); interviews; photo gallery; theatrical trailer. Two-disc set.