In Tinker Tailor Solider Spy it’s clear that once they trap Haydon the only thing left to do is trade him back to Karla in exchange for the sources that a
At the end of "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy", the 1979 BBC series with Alec Guinness, when George is speaking with his wife Ann, she says cryptically: Ann: Bil
How did Smiley know that Jim Prideaux wasn't killed by the Soviets, but has gone back to England and is hiding as a teacher at a school?
Throughout the movie, several characters, including Smiley, refer to a person named Karla. I assume it's a code name for a person, but I am still confused as t
Near the end, Prideaux kills Haydon. Was it just a purely personal, revenge thing? That's the standard answer I've seen on some other forums. Other more complic
There's a scene about 59m into Tinker Tailor Solder Spy (2011) where an operator is transcribing a recorded phone conversation between Bill Haydon and Toby Este
After Jim was killed in a trap, Esterhase waves hands at people who had completed their meeting with Control. Then Bill insults him: Bill Haydon: You litt
There are 5 codes used in the movie for Russian moles in British Intelligence: "Tinker" for Alleline, "Tailor" for Haydon, "Soldier" for Bland, "Poorman" for Es
This question is based on the 2011 film of "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy" with Gary Oldman (which I just watched). As for the 1979 BBC series with Alec Guinness, o
Control and his team shown singing Russian national anthem along with a person with Lenin mask on. His team was working for British Intellingence in shortcut ca
George Smiley finds pages related to 20th November from the log book missing: Who tore out the pages of logbook, and why?
In Tinker Tailer Soldier Spy, Smiley silently barged into the house and meets Ricki, who gave him information about Irina: Smiley: Hello, Ricki. You've missed
In Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011), Polyakov is taking information from the mole and passing it to the Soviets. So why didn't Smiley arrest Polyakov?