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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 an Action movie that was released in 1966 and has a run time of 1 hr 46 min. It has received poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.8.

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| 1966 | 1 hr 46 min | 5.8/10
Montgomery Clift, Hardy Krüger, Macha Méril, David Opatoshu
Raoul Lvy
Produced By
Raoul Lvy, Conrad von Molo

Also directed by Raoul Levy