At year 1970, the Chairman of the British Intelligence MI6 was forced to resign after he had failed to run the secret mission in Budapest, Hungarian. The failure occurred because it was considered that there was intruder at the high position in British Intelligence.
Before this secret mission, the Chairman of the British Intelligence has already distrusted that there was one of four senior secret agents as Toby Esterhase (David Dencik), Roy Bland (Ciaran Hinds), Percy Alleline (Toby Jones), and also Bill Haydon (Colin Firth) as the spies from Russia.
George smiley (Gary Oldman) as one of the senior British secret agent was forced to retire after the failure mission in Budapest. However, the British government party still believes to George and assigns him to investigate who the intruders actually.
Tomas Alfradson as the film director of Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy is assessed very attractive to perform the location set, secret agent electronic gear up to the custom wardrobe in 1970 era.
Although this movie tells about a mission of MI6 secret agent, but don’t expect that the action will look like James Bond with the various sophisticated gear. Tinker tailor Soldier Spy is more likely to be natural with the gear suitable in that year. Telegram is to be one of the sophisticated gears at that time which was used to send secret message.
From the story, the movie of Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy combines the story line forward and backward from the story of secret mission failure in Budapest. Because at year 1970 the technology was not modern as recent time, definitely the adventure of George to find out who is the intruder in MI6 will seems more interesting.
Thereby, he will not use mini bugs, investigation through computer and internet and also sophisticated technology. George and the team just rely on telescope, direct observation and also looking for important files for the investigation.
For you who are so curious how the way of British secret agent working at 1970, this movie definitely could be suitable movie and you will find that it is very different with James Bond movie in which you are spoiled with variety of his sophisticated technology gears to fix a particular mission.