Torn Curtain. 1966. USA. Directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Screenplay by Brian Moore. With Paul Newman, Julie Andrews, Lila Kedrova. 35mm. 128 min.
Hitchcock remarks on his inspiration for Torn Curtain, “I got the idea from the disappearance of the two British diplomats, Burgess and MacLean, who deserted their own country and went to Russia. I said to myself, ‘What did Mrs. MacLean think of the whole thing?’”