Silver Spring, Md. : Acorn Media, c2002.
3 videodiscs (ca. 5 hrs., 24 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD, Dolby digital.
Alec Guinness as George Smiley, with Eileen Atkins, Anthony Bate, Bernard Hepton, Michael Lonsdale, Beryl Reid, Patrick Stewart, and Bill Paterson.
Producer, Jonathan Powell ; director, Simon Langton.
Originally produced by BBC television as a mini-series in 1994.
Based on the novel by John Le Carré ; sequel to his Tinker, tailor, soldier, spy.
MPAA rating: Not rated; "Recommended for mature audiences"--Container.
The bespectacled spymaster is once more called from retirement to come to the aid of the 'Circus'--and he returns with a vengeance. The murder of an emigre Soviet General who was also a British agent, sends him digging into the past on a twisted trail across Europe that moves, inexorably, towards a final showdown with his old adversary, Karla of Moscow Centre.
Disc 1. Episodes 1-2 (ca. 108 min.) -- Disc 2. Episodes 3-4 (ca. 108 min.) -- Disc 3. Episodes 5-6 (ca. 108 min.).
Special features: interview with John Le Carré ; production notes ; cast filmographies ; Le Carré biography and booklist.
AMP-5955 Acorn Media