The Defector

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  • NR
  • 1966
  • 1 hr 46 min
  • 5.7  (805)

A deadly game of cat and mouse is played in East Germany with the Cold War at its height, with two rival scientists finding a new found respect for each other as they fight over the microfilm secrets of a defecting Communist scientist. American Professor James Bower is recruited to a secret arm of the CIA as he is about to be dispatched behind the Iron Curtain because of his skills as a physicist. Bower is pitted against rival scientist, Peter Heinzmann, in the fight for the microfilm and begins to respect the other scientist for his skills and intelligence.

The Defector is a 1966 drama with a runtime of 1 hour and 46 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.7.

The Defector
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    5.7  (805)