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Directed by Fred Schepisi from a screenplay by Tom Stoppard, The Russia House (1990) is a fiercely intelligent adaptation of John le Carré’s best-selling thriller about the pursuit of a scientific manuscript that could harm the glasnost Russians while possibly helping the American and British secret services. Stickily involved in the plot are a British publisher (Sean Connery, giving one of his greatest performances), a level-headed Russian beauty (the great Michelle Pfeiffer), and the manuscript’s cagey author (Klaus Maria Brandauer); even as they attempt to deal with the bureaucrats (including Roy Scheider, James Fox, John Mahoney, and, fabulously, the director Ken Russell), these three find themselves engaged in a passionate personal drama.
Starring: Sean Connery, Michelle Pfeiffer, Roy Scheider, James Fox, John Mahoney, Klaus Maria Brandauer
Directed By: Fred Schepisi
Written By: Tom Stoppard
Score By: Jerry Goldsmith
Video: 1080p High Definition / 2.35:1 / Color
Audio: English 2.0 DTS-HD MA
Subtitles: English SDH
Theatrical Release: 1990
Runtime: 123 Minutes
Region Code: Region Free (A/B/C)
Special Features: Isolated Score Track / Building The Russia House (featurette) / Original Theatrical Trailer
Limited Edition of 3,000 Units