Watch The Defector
- 1 hr 46 min
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.