|Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy|
|Writer||Bridget O'Connor, Peter Straughan|
|Starring||Gary Oldman, Colin Firth, John Hurt|
|84th Academy Awards|
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy is a 2011 British espionage film directed by Tomas Alfredson, from a screenplay written by husband-and-wife team Bridget O'Connor and Peter Straughan based on the 1974 novel Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy by John le Carré. The film stars Gary Oldman as George Smiley, and co-stars Colin Firth, Tom Hardy, John Hurt, Toby Jones, Mark Strong, Benedict Cumberbatch and Ciarán Hinds. Set in London in the early 1970s, the story follows the hunt for a Soviet double agent at the top of the British secret service.
- Best Actor — Gary Oldman
- Best Adapted Screenplay — Bridget O'Connor, Peter Straughan
- Best Score — Alberto Iglesias
In the bleak days of the Cold War, espionage veteran George Smiley is forced from semi-retirement to uncover a Soviet agent within MI6.