The writer of that piece goes on to explain that and elaborate on that by saying: Mr. le Carré is maybe the most eccentric constructor of fiction in English literature since Joseph Conrad. I especially love the shot as the plane approaches Smiley. A very cool magic trick if you ask me! I watched in the theater and was only able to follow the basic plot. I loved the clumsy tension in Jim Prideaux’s trip to Budapest, and the closing musical montage is about as good as it gets. Feel free to pay homage at Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, the devilishly clever film version of John le Carré's iconic 1974 spy novel from… Every part of what made the TTSS premise interesting is much more compelling when fleshed out as a book, and I found it a tedious, bland, uninteresting mess on the screen. (I have watched The Night Manager and I enjoyed it). Gary Oldman is one of the best actors on the planet. British author John le Carré, writer of Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy and The Night Manager, has died aged 89, his literary agent said late on Sunday. I remembered none of them being in the movie, The only two that threw me for a loop were David Dencik as Toby Esterhase and Toby Jones as Percy Alleline, as I pictured someone looking like them, but in reverse roles. It also dropped a lot of code words, Jim has a few different names he's known as in the book (old covers), and I think that was a good choice for a movie. I have no idea what is happening. Share. 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Plus, I wanted more Mark Strong. I am curious to know if anyone else likes this movie as much as I do, because I think it is often overlooked when talking about the best films of the past decade. ._3-SW6hQX6gXK9G4FM74obr{display:inline-block;vertical-align:text-bottom;width:16px;height:16px;font-size:16px;line-height:16px} Follow asked Jun 29 '17 at 10:28. There's a fly in the car, and all the other characters keep swatting at it; when it gets to Smiley, he lowers his window and the thing flies out. tinker-tailor-soldier-spy. I watched it at release and I really enjoyed it, but there was a lot going on so I didn't remember much, so jump forward 8ish years later and I decide to read the book and I really loved the book. TBH I saw it twice without truly appreciating it, But I suspected that perhaps the imagery of the TV series was too powerful for me to overcome. Someone else suggested AMWM, I looked it up, I had seen it but I honestly don't remember seeing it or anything about it, so I'll probably check it out again. Smiley (Oldman) catches wind of this when things go wrong for Rickey Tarr who goes to Smiley for help and that starts Smiley on the trail of the mole. IIL films like Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, The Lives of Others, Spotlight, and The Conversation, WEWIL? I fell asleep when I saw it in theaters. His best-selling books include The Spy Who Came In From the Cold and Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy. 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Tinker Tailor has so much going for it. Yeah. Here are my favorite things about it: Structure: You really have to watch this movie twice to get it at all. The literary giant and author of Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy and The Night Manager, John Le Carré, has died at the age of 89 after failing ill with pneumonia, unrelated to COVID-19. Filled with political intrigue if you are willing to follow along. Here’s a great essay on the design aesthetics of the film. It's also one of my go to examples of movies that feel like they have SO much plot that there's no space for anything else. It's brilliant. Le Carre' loved Guinness' portrayal of the character so much he began write to … I was a bit confused by the end and didn't really understand what happened. Agree, the TV series was great and has a lot more time for subtle exposition so that the viewer is less likely to be overwhelmed. We looked at eachother 30 or 40 minutes in, and I realized that he, too, had no fucking clue what was going on. It did get three Oscar noms (though I believe it deserved a Best Picture nom, especially considering the movies it was up against), and I wish it turned up on more of these "Best of the Decade" lists that were coming out a few months ago. 31:28. It's the only time in the movie he lets his guard down, and IMO it's one of the all-time great movie speeches. I do find this to be a perfect casting. John le Carré, the former spy and British espionage novelist who wrote "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy," died over the weekend, a representative said. TINKER TAILOR SOLDIER SPY (1974) Penguin Classics/ Reissued 2019/$19.26/ Books Kinokuniya. Really interesting read, thanks for sharing! Or to put it more eloquently in the words of a NY Times article (www.nytimes.com/2011/09/18/movies/adapting-john-le-carre-novels-for-the-movies.html): he writes books that practically beg not to be turned into movies. I've seen both the BBC TV series of TTSS and the movie multiple times. Half the fun of this film is it's classy yet eerily quiet tone. Would you say you prefer the series over the film? It all feels so lived-in. I usually am good at reading the subtle cues in movies, but they are VERY subtle in this one. Yes, I remember reading an interview, with perhaps a producer, who thought it had to be a foreigner to properly capture the special faded tone of Britain, and the service, during that time (I thought the graffiti “the future is female” was a nice touch). I do LOVE slow movies but, for this one, I actually had to make a pause, clear my head a bit and come back minutes later. I also plan on reading the two sequels as well. In the book he does remember, and provides a brief description of Karla; the movie wisely changes this, highlighting the futility of this entire global chess game. But I've watching multiple times since then and each viewing improves on the last. You could shake this screenplay and nothing would fall out, that's how airtight it is. I actually Use Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy as my example of interesting stories that just don't necessarily work on film. But everyone else was dead on, Firth as Bill Haydon, , Benedict C as Peter Guillam, John Hurt as Control, and Tom Hardy as Ricki Tarr are all pretty much how I pictured them. ._3gbb_EMFXxTYrxDZ2kusIp{margin-bottom:24px;text-transform:uppercase;width:100%}._3gbb_EMFXxTYrxDZ2kusIp:last-child{margin-bottom:10px} Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy is a thoughtful take on complex spy narrative. It was very engrossing and a really great movie experience. LONDON — “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy” author John le Carre, who cast flawed spies on to the bleak chessboard of Cold War rivalry, has died aged 89. 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The music from composer Alberto Iglesias wrote the most beautiful and understated score for Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy. Another movie in the same vein that has a dynamic yell-at-the-screen ending is Carré's A Most Wanted Man. I don't feel like there was enough focus on Smiley's marriage issues with Ann, but somethings had to be cut. ._1x9diBHPBP-hL1JiwUwJ5J{font-size:14px;font-weight:500;line-height:18px;color:#ff585b;padding-left:3px;padding-right:24px}._2B0OHMLKb9TXNdd9g5Ere-,._1xKxnscCn2PjBiXhorZef4{height:16px;padding-right:4px;vertical-align:top}._1LLqoNXrOsaIkMtOuTBmO5{height:20px;padding-right:8px;vertical-align:bottom}.QB2Yrr8uihZVRhvwrKuMS{height:18px;padding-right:8px;vertical-align:top}._3w_KK8BUvCMkCPWZVsZQn0{font-size:14px;font-weight:500;line-height:18px;color:var(--newCommunityTheme-actionIcon)}._3w_KK8BUvCMkCPWZVsZQn0 ._1LLqoNXrOsaIkMtOuTBmO5,._3w_KK8BUvCMkCPWZVsZQn0 ._2B0OHMLKb9TXNdd9g5Ere-,._3w_KK8BUvCMkCPWZVsZQn0 ._1xKxnscCn2PjBiXhorZef4,._3w_KK8BUvCMkCPWZVsZQn0 .QB2Yrr8uihZVRhvwrKuMS{fill:var(--newCommunityTheme-actionIcon)} The set design is dingy and cracked, full of different shades of brown and grey; this is a cramped, smelly, ugly version of London. For Smiley’s monologue, I got the sense that he very much remembers what Karla looked like - Smiley doesn’t seem like one to forget, especially considering how keen the memory has been to this point - but I took the point to be that humanizing Karla to Guillam was something dangerous or somehow forbidden. Prideaux is sent to meet with a Hungarian general who is supposed to give the name of the mole. That's also brilliant, Don’t overlook “Smiley’s people” for more of Guinness brilliance. “Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy,” his sixth novel, dates from that era, and at the time it was the twistiest, most labyrinthine act of narration he had ever perpetrated: So in some way, it would be hard even for a TV series to do justice to his works. .s5ap8yh1b4ZfwxvHizW3f{color:var(--newCommunityTheme-metaText);padding-top:5px}.s5ap8yh1b4ZfwxvHizW3f._19JhaP1slDQqu2XgT3vVS0{color:#ea0027} I believe they used a 2000mm lens to capture that shot! It's even better than that. ._33axOHPa8DzNnTmwzen-wO{display:block;padding:0 16px;width:100%}.isNotInButtons2020 ._33axOHPa8DzNnTmwzen-wO{font-size:14px;font-weight:700;letter-spacing:.5px;line-height:32px;text-transform:uppercase} Cookies help us deliver our Services. And the verbal textures of the books can be challenging too, because his spies tend to speak in their own special jargon, which seems like normal speech, but isn’t quite. Although, I must say it was a hard movie to sit through, in a good way. Also hearing that Night Manager differs quite a lot from the book gives me even more reason to read it, New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, Press J to jump to the feed. ._9ZuQyDXhFth1qKJF4KNm8{padding:12px 12px 40px}._2iNJX36LR2tMHx_unzEkVM,._1JmnMJclrTwTPpAip5U_Hm{font-size:16px;font-weight:500;line-height:20px;color:var(--newCommunityTheme-bodyText);margin-bottom:40px;padding-top:4px}._306gA2lxjCHX44ssikUp3O{margin-bottom:32px}._1Omf6afKRpv3RKNCWjIyJ4{font-size:18px;font-weight:500;line-height:22px;border-bottom:2px solid var(--newCommunityTheme-line);color:var(--newCommunityTheme-bodyText);margin-bottom:8px;padding-bottom:8px}._2Ss7VGMX-UPKt9NhFRtgTz{margin-bottom:24px}._3vWu4F9B4X4Yc-Gm86-FMP{border-bottom:1px solid var(--newCommunityTheme-line);margin-bottom:8px;padding-bottom:2px}._3vWu4F9B4X4Yc-Gm86-FMP:last-of-type{border-bottom-width:0}._2qAEe8HGjtHsuKsHqNCa9u{font-size:14px;font-weight:500;line-height:18px;color:var(--newCommunityTheme-bodyText);padding-bottom:8px;padding-top:8px}.c5RWd-O3CYE-XSLdTyjtI{padding:8px 0}._3whORKuQps-WQpSceAyHuF{font-size:12px;font-weight:400;line-height:16px;color:var(--newCommunityTheme-actionIcon);margin-bottom:8px}._1Qk-ka6_CJz1fU3OUfeznu{margin-bottom:8px}._3ds8Wk2l32hr3hLddQshhG{font-weight:500}._1h0r6vtgOzgWtu-GNBO6Yb,._3ds8Wk2l32hr3hLddQshhG{font-size:12px;line-height:16px;color:var(--newCommunityTheme-actionIcon)}._1h0r6vtgOzgWtu-GNBO6Yb{font-weight:400}.horIoLCod23xkzt7MmTpC{font-size:12px;font-weight:400;line-height:16px;color:#ea0027}._33Iw1wpNZ-uhC05tWsB9xi{margin-top:24px}._2M7LQbQxH40ingJ9h9RslL{font-size:12px;font-weight:400;line-height:16px;color:var(--newCommunityTheme-actionIcon);margin-bottom:8px} Smiley says, ruefully, "...I can't remember." .c_dVyWK3BXRxSN3ULLJ_t{border-radius:4px 4px 0 0;height:34px;left:0;position:absolute;right:0;top:0}._1OQL3FCA9BfgI57ghHHgV3{-ms-flex-align:center;align-items:center;display:-ms-flexbox;display:flex;-ms-flex-pack:start;justify-content:flex-start;margin-top:32px}._1OQL3FCA9BfgI57ghHHgV3 ._33jgwegeMTJ-FJaaHMeOjV{border-radius:9001px;height:32px;width:32px}._1OQL3FCA9BfgI57ghHHgV3 ._1wQQNkVR4qNpQCzA19X4B6{height:16px;margin-left:8px;width:200px}._39IvqNe6cqNVXcMFxFWFxx{display:-ms-flexbox;display:flex;margin:12px 0}._39IvqNe6cqNVXcMFxFWFxx ._29TSdL_ZMpyzfQ_bfdcBSc{-ms-flex:1;flex:1}._39IvqNe6cqNVXcMFxFWFxx .JEV9fXVlt_7DgH-zLepBH{height:18px;width:50px}._39IvqNe6cqNVXcMFxFWFxx ._3YCOmnWpGeRBW_Psd5WMPR{height:12px;margin-top:4px;width:60px}._2iO5zt81CSiYhWRF9WylyN{height:18px;margin-bottom:4px}._2iO5zt81CSiYhWRF9WylyN._2E9u5XvlGwlpnzki78vasG{width:230px}._2iO5zt81CSiYhWRF9WylyN.fDElwzn43eJToKzSCkejE{width:100%}._2iO5zt81CSiYhWRF9WylyN._2kNB7LAYYqYdyS85f8pqfi{width:250px}._2iO5zt81CSiYhWRF9WylyN._1XmngqAPKZO_1lDBwcQrR7{width:120px}._3XbVvl-zJDbcDeEdSgxV4_{border-radius:4px;height:32px;margin-top:16px;width:100%}._2hgXdc8jVQaXYAXvnqEyED{animation:_3XkHjK4wMgxtjzC1TvoXrb 1.5s ease infinite;background:linear-gradient(90deg,var(--newCommunityTheme-field),var(--newCommunityTheme-inactive),var(--newCommunityTheme-field));background-size:200%}._1KWSZXqSM_BLhBzkPyJFGR{background-color:var(--newCommunityTheme-widgetColors-sidebarWidgetBackgroundColor);border-radius:4px;padding:12px;position:relative;width:auto} Plus there was Guinness who JLC described as giving "an almost mystical performance". Read more at straitstimes.com. .FIYolDqalszTnjjNfThfT{max-width:256px;white-space:normal;text-align:center} Control narrowed it down to 5 people before being removed. The driving force of this film is so simple yet brilliant. It’s as if he had determined to make them movie-proof. Jonny Gellar shared the news in a tweet on Sunday night, which read: "With much sadness, I must announce the passing of one the world's great writers - … I love slow paced movies. I would recommend the BBC series as well, it’s very good. Smiley returned for three novels in the 1970s, In Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, he unmasks a mole in the highest echelons of the British secret service, while … ._12xlue8dQ1odPw1J81FIGQ{display:inline-block;vertical-align:middle} I love period movies. They do go on more about his marriage problems and about how Bill and Ann are cousins they talk more about it and how Bill could have known who was shot despite not being able to see the ticker tape Speaking of subtle, I think the lighter plays a more important role in the books and is a piece to helping connect everything, we see George rub it in the movie. Rewatched it as a seventeen-year-old, and to my surprise I really appreciated it. Directed by Tomas Alfredson. But the camerawork is polished and sleek, full of visual texture, replete with shots that emphasize the characters as trapped within their roles (personally, I think the central room at the Circus, in its gold-foam padding, is one of the great sets in film history, up there with the War Room in Dr. Strangelove). It's a trap and Prideaux is shot. Thats how I was with the book, I could read at most 30 pages and then would just need to take a pause. Perhaps the most well-known novel by Le Carré, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy is a Cold War melodrama about one MI6 agent's attempt to find a mole within his ranks. Even the performances add to this mood of quiet intrigue and deception. Sort of same, I liked it first time but I didn't totally get it. It's a bee that followed them into the car which Smiley sets free. That being said the TV series is also exceptional and you should really check it out if you enjoyed the movie. Loved the movie, and it's a fantastic book adaptation. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011) is one of the most underrated films of the decade. I love this movie's color palette, and its use of longer lenses really adds to the feeling that you are watching a true "spy film." I adore the cast, and I was shocked by how hard it was to even finish. I had the same experience. I know there is a BBC series that I do hope to check out at some point. He was 89. It has great extended setpieces--Guillam in the lions' den, Ricki and Irina, Prideaux in Hungary. His stories are full of digressions and long flashbacks; he circles around his plots for the longest time, as if he were doing reconnaissance on them before deciding to go in for the kill. Omg yes! Recommended! www.nytimes.com/2011/09/18/movies/adapting-john-le-carre-novels-for-the-movies.html. The BBC miniseries is the most faithful adaptation and also stars the excellent Alec Guinness and Ian Richardson. His character holds the weight of world on his back throughout the film, yet he must always remain his composure. This is Oldman's best performance in my book. Few years later read the book and rewatched it. Tinker Tailor has so much going for it. By using our Services or clicking I agree, you agree to our use of cookies. Not too much about the subtle details that's always going on the movie, but I think it was the sluggish pace of it. 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