The Defector

Also Known As

El desertor ( Spain ), Gatlopp ( Sweden ), Hileli tuzak ( Turkey ), Kujanjuoksu ( Finland ), L'affare Goshenko ( Italy ), L'espion ( France ), Lautlose Waffen ( Austria ), Na Fronteira do Medo ( Portugal ), O lipotaktis ( Greece ), Ston kloio ton kataskopon ( Greece )

5.3

The Defector
  • 20 October 1966

  • Drama

  • France

  • 106 min

  • 5.3

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Montgomery Clift

Prof. James Bower

Hardy Krüger

Counselor Peter Heinzman

Roddy McDowall

Agent Adam

Macha Méril

Frieda Hoffman

Storyline

Montgomery Cliff (in his last role) plays James Bower, an American physicist visiting West Germany who's recruited by a shady CIA agent, named Adam, to help them with the defection of a Russian scientist. But an East German secret agent, named Peter Heinzeman, learns of Bower's meeting with Adam and threatens Bower to mind his own business, while Bower learns of a back story to all this involving stolen microfilm that each side wants.


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Lizzy

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I thought that someone would have seen it by now.30 January 2012

I thought that someone would have seen it by now.

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Still no reviews on this movie31 December 2011

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Lizzy

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I havent seen it is it worth viewing?18 March 2011

I havent seen it is it worth viewing?

Mad About Movies

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question12 February 2011

Has anyone seen this, is it worth watching.

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