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Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy
Tinker-Tailor-Soldier-Spy-2011-Movie-Poster1
Directed By
Thomas Alfredson
Produced By
Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Robyn Slovo
Written By
Bridget O'Connor, Peter Straughan
Distributed By
StudioCanal UK, StudioCanal
Language
English
Release Date
25 November 2011
Runtime
127 min.
Budget
$21,000,000
Gross
$80,630,608


Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy is a 2011 Anglo-French espionage film directed by Tomas Alfredson, from a screenplay written by Bridget O'Connor and Peter Straughan based on the 1974 novel Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy by John le Carré. The film stars Gary Oldman as George Smiley, and co-stars Colin Firth, Tom Hardy, John Hurt, Toby Jones, Mark Strong, Benedict Cumberbatch and Ciarán Hinds. Set in London in the early 1970s, the story follows the hunt for a Soviet double agent at the top of the British secret service.

The film was produced through the British company Working Title Films and financed by France's StudioCanal. It premiered in competition at the 68th Venice International Film Festival. The film was a critical and commercial success and was the highest-grossing film at the British box office for three consecutive weeks. It received three Academy Award nominations including a Best Actor nomination for Oldman.


SynopsisEdit

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy is a United Kingdom espionage thriller feature film based on the novel by the same name. The film follows the story of a British double agent at the top of the British secret service in 1970.

CastEdit

AwardsEdit

Award Date of ceremony Category Recipient(s) and nominee(s) Outcome
Academy Awards 26 February 2012 Best Actor Gary Oldman Nominated

Best Adapted Screenplay

Bridget O'Connor, Peter Straughan Nominated
Best Original Score Alberto Iglesias Nominated
American Society of Cinematographers 12 February 2012 Best Cinematography in a Film Hoyte van Hoytema Nominated
Art Directors Guild 4 February 2012 Period Film Maria Djurkovic (Production Designer) Nominated
Central Ohio Film Critics Association 5 January 2012 Best Cast Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy cast Won
Empire Awards 25 March 2012 Best Film Nominated
Best British Film Won
Best Actor Gary Oldman Won
Best Director Tomas Alfredson Nominated
Best Thriller Won
Hollywood Film Festival Best Composer Alberto Iglesias Won
Online Film Critics Society Awards 2 January 2012 Best Actor Gary Oldman Nominated
Best Adapted Screenplay Won
Best Editing Dino Jonsater Nominated
London Film Critics Circle Award 19 January 2012 Best Film Nominated
Best British Film Nominated
Best Actor Gary Oldman Nominated
Best British Actor Gary Oldman Nominated
Best Screenplay Bridget O'Connor, Peter Straughan Nominated
Best Technical Achievement Maria Djurkovic Won
International Film Award 11 February 2012 Best Film Won
Best Actor in a Leading Role Gary Oldman Won
Best Director Tomas Alfredson Nominated
Best Supporting Actor Benedict Cumberbatch Won
Best Supporting Actrees Kathy Burke Nominated
Best Adapted Screenplay Bridget O'Connor, Peter Straughan Won
Best Original Score Alberto Iglesias Won
Best Cinematography Hoyte van Hoytema Won
Best Editing Dino Jonsater Nominated
Best Production Design Maria Djurkovic, Tatiana MacDonald Won
Best Costume Design Jacqueline Durran Won
Best Sound Stephen Griffiths, Andy Shelley Nominated
Best Cast Won
Best Makeup Felicity Bowring, Sophia Burnage Nominated
Best Scene Won
British Film Bloggers Circle Awards 21 February 2012 Best Film Nominated
Best British Film Nominated
Best Actor Gary Oldman Nominated
Best Director Tomas Alfredson Nominated
Best Adapted Screenplay Won
British Academy Film Awards 12 February 2012 Best Film Nominated
Best Actor in a Leading Role Gary Oldman Nominated
Best Director Tomas Alfredson Nominated
Best Adapted Screenplay Bridget O'Connor, Peter Straughan Won
Outstanding British Film Won
Best Original Music Alberto Iglesias Nominated
Best Cinematography Hoyte van Hoytema Nominated
Best Editing Dino Jonsater Nominated
Best Production Design Maria Djurkovic, Tatiana MacDonald Nominated
Best Costume Design Jacqueline Durran Nominated
Best Sound Nominated
Richard Attenborough Regional Film Awards 2 February 2012 Best British Film of the year Won
Best British Actor of the year Gary Oldman Won
Best Screenplay Bridget O'Connor, Peter Straughan Won
Palm Springs International Film Festival 15 January 2012 Best International Star Gary Oldman Won
British Independent Film Awards 4 December 2011 Best Technical Achievement Maria Djurkovic (Production Design) Won
Best British Independent Film Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy Nominated
Best Director of a British Independent Film Tomas Alfredson Nominated
Best Performance by an Actor in a British Independent Film Gary Oldman Nominated
Best Supporting Actress Kathy Burke Nominated
Best Supporting Actor Tom Hardy Nominated
Benedict Cumberbatch Nominated
Stockholm Film Festival 20 November 2011 FIPRESCI Award Won
Irish Film and Television Awards 11th February 2012 Best International Film Won
Actor in a Lead Role in a Feature Film Ciarán Hinds Nominated
International Actor Gary Oldman Nominated
San Francisco Film Critics Circle 25 March 2012 Best Actor Gary Oldman Won
Best Adapted Screenplay Bridget O'Connor, Peter Straughan Won
Venice Film Festival 10 September 2011 Golden Lion Nominated
Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association 5 December 2011 Best Adapted Screenplay Bridget O'Connor, Peter Straughan Nominated

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