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The Spy Who Came in from the Cold

The Spy Who Came in from the Cold is an espionage novel by John Le Carré, which tells the story of a British spy, sent to East Germany to gather information, who fears that his superiors have allowed him to become lost in the process.

It was made into a 1965 film, starring Richard Burton, Claire Bloom, Oskar Werner, Peter van Eyck, Sam Wanamaker, Rupert Davies and Cyril Cusack. It was adapted by Paul Dehn and Guy Trosper. It was directed by Martin Ritt.

The movie was nominated for Academy Awards for Best Actor in a Leading Role (Richard Burton) and Best Art Direction-Set Decoration, Black-and-White.