(2011-128 min.). In the bleak days of the Cold War, veteran spy George Smiley (Academy Award nominee Gary Oldman) is forced from semi-retirement to uncover a Soviet agent within MI6. Screenwriters Bridget O’Connor and Peter Straughan earned an Oscar nomination for their adaptation of John Le Carré’s novel. Alberto Iglesias’s music was also Oscar-nominated. Kathy Burke, Benedict Cumberbatch, Colin Firth, Tom Hardy, Ciaran Hinds, John Hurt, Toby Jones, Simon McBurney, Mark Strong and Roger Lloyd-Pack co-star in Tomas Alfredson’s movie.