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Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

Event Q&A

Question 1

Was it daunting to be offered this role when Alec Guiness’ portrayal of Smiley was so popular?

[AUDIO=http://www.filmeducation.org/audio/events/tinker_tailer_qa_q01.mp3]

Question 2

How much interaction did you have with the author John Le Carre whilst making the film?

[AUDIO=http://www.filmeducation.org/audio/events/tinker_tailer_qa_q02.mp3]

Question 3

Did you have any plans to direct another film?

[AUDIO=http://www.filmeducation.org/audio/events/tinker_tailer_qa_q03.mp3]

Question 4

You have heaped a lot of praise on the film’s screenplay.   How important is a good screenplay when you are acting?

[AUDIO=http://www.filmeducation.org/audio/events/tinker_tailer_qa_q04.mp3]

Question 5

How did they manage to turn such a complex book into a two-hour film?

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