The Looking Glass War (1970) Movie poster and book cover compared.

The Looking Glass War

Frank Pierson, 1970

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The Looking Glass War
John le Carré, 1965

The Looking Glass War is a movie directed by Frank Pierson in 1970 and based on the book of the same name by John le Carré, first published in 1965. The movie features Christopher Jones, Pia Degermark, Ralph Richardson, Paul Rogers, Anthony Hopkins, Susan George, and others.

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RATING

5.9

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Movie Poster: The Looking Glass War (Frank Pierson, 1970)

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Book Cover: The Looking Glass War (John le Carré, 1965)

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Audiobook cover of The Looking Glass War, the 1965 book by John le Carré.

The Looking Glass War

Read by: Simon Russell

Storyline

Polish defector Leiser is offered a chance of UK citizenship by MI6, but only if he agrees to undertake a highly dangerous espionage mission behind the iron curtain in East Germany. Leiser’s role is to replace an MI6 agent who has already been murdered, and to gather photographic intelligence on a covert East German rocket system.

Movie vs Book

Poster of The Looking Glass War, the 1970 movie by Frank Pierson

Year

1970

Minutes

108

Movie Rate

5.90

Source: IMDb

Movie

The Looking Glass War

Country: UK

Year: 1970

Length: 1h48m

Cover of The Looking Glass War, the 1965 book by John le Carré

Year

1965

Pages

288

Book Rate

7.46

S: Goodreads

Book

The Looking Glass War

Country: UK

First published in: 1965

Length: 288 pages

Genre: Fiction

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Cover of The Looking Glass War, the 1965 book by John le Carré

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