The Jigsaw Man (1984)

The Jigsaw Man




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This spy film purports to be inspired by the true story of Kim Philby (1912-1988), a British intelligence officer and Soviet spy during the 1940s and '50s who gained international notoriety when he blew his cover and defected to the USSR in 1963. But this fictional, unsophisticated, if not naive docudrama portrays a world of espionage in a cross between Nancy Drew and Sam Spade, and Philby's real story is buried in the process. The film opens with British double agent Philip Kimberly (Michael … More

Rating: PG
Genre: Drama, Action & Adventure, Mystery & Suspense
Directed By:
Written By: Joe Eisinger
United Film Distribution


as Philip Kimberly/Serg...

as Adm. Sir Gerald Scai...

as Penelope Kimberley

as Jamie Fraser

as Sir James Charley

as Matthews

as Miss Fortescue

as Cameron

as Douglas

as Russian Trainer

as Sgt. Lloyd

as Plainclothesman

as English Doctor

as Gamekeeper

as Special Branch Man

as Boris Medvachian

as Air Hostess

as Commissionaire

as Dr. Zilenka

as Gen. Zorin

as Older Kimberley
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All Critics (2) | Top Critics (1)

Full Review… | August 30, 2004
New York Times
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This spy film had no reason to take itself so seriously, the story was just so many green bananas.

Full Review… | August 21, 2002
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