To his fellow fbi agents, he was an ethical, moral man. It was written by norman mailer and directed by lawrence schiller. Master spy robert hanssen directors commentary youtube. Originally presented in two parts by the cbs network, master spy is the true story of robert hanssen, a disgruntled fbi agent who, for 20 years, systematically sold out his country to the former. True story about the cat and mouse game between the fbi trying to find a soviet mole in their ranks and robert hanssen, one of the top fbi agents and said. The direction of the film is poor, and it jumps around from theme to theme in a somewhat disconcerting way. The robert hanssen story 2002 is a madefortelevision movie based on the story of robert hanssen, who was charged with and convicted of. Whatever the cause, a major dramatic feature was missed in master spy which is why i can only give the film three stars. On may 10, 2002, former fbi agent robert hanssen was sentenced to life in prison for selling u.
His espionage was described by the department of justice as possibly the worst intelligence disaster in u. Also, from a psychological standpoint, how the role of an abusive father may have distorted the young robert hanssen. Robert hanssens jailers allowed him to watch this movie but hanssen was so angered by the film that he turned it off. Notorious spy robert hanssen is a mass of troubling contradictions. Master spy is a 1963 british spy film directed by montgomery tully and starring stephen murray, june thorburn and alan wheatley. The problem with master spy is that it focuses excessively, indeed almost obsessively, on hanssen s sexual deviancy, and never really explores hanssen s actual betrayals. Compare that to the freakish piece of film making that is breach which left the soldier and i both absolutely bewildered. The film depicts hanssen played by william hurt as hyperintelligent and hypersensitive, frustrated by what he perceives to be the mediocrity of his fellow federal agents at one point. With william hurt, marylouise parker, david strathairn, ron silver. Originally presented in two parts by the cbs network, master spy is the true story of robert hanssen, a disgruntled fbi agent who, for 20 years, systematically sold out his country to the former soviet union. The robert hanssen story a psychological drama that fails to haunt, intrigue or even repel its audience, master spy is a slowly told. Eric oneill talked about the robert hanssen spy case.
Robert hanssen was an fbi officer who sold secrets to the kgb. Making of the movie master spy robert hanssen youtube. The robert hanssen story filmze gratuit, master spy. Robert hanssen was a very complex man and possibly the writer should not have tried to capture him in all his complexities.
Miniseries about the case of fbi agent robert hanssen, accused of passing secrets to the soviet union. Robert philip hanssen born april 18, 1944 is a former federal bureau of investigation fbi agent who spied for soviet and russian intelligence services against the united states from 1979 to 2001. The problem with master spy is that it focuses excessively, indeed almost obsessively, on hanssens sexual deviancy, and never really explores hanssens actual betrayals. Accused spy robert hanssen is arraigned in court duration. The robert hanssen story tv movie 2002 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. This dramatic action film is based on the true story of robert hanssen, a spy for the united states during the cold war era. The robert hanssen story streaming dvdrip, regarder master spy. True story about the cat and mouse game between the fbi.
This is based on the real event of the fbi agent robert hanssen who provided the russians with top secret of the u. To its credit, master spy does show that there were financial reasons why hanssen started spying. The film depicts hanssen played by william hurt as hyperintelligent and hyper sensitive, frustrated by what he perceives to be the mediocrity of. The robert hanssen story with exclusive news, pictures, videos and more at. In norman mailers incisive script for this tv movie, hanssen turns to spying for. Meet the cast and learn more about the stars of master spy. Investigate the real fbi spy robert hanssen and operative eric oneill behind the movie breach. The inside story of how the fbis robert hanssen betrayed. David wise is a master at penetrating the invisible government. He received a bachelors degree from knox college in galesburg. If you would like to participate, please visit the project page, where you can join the discussion and see lists of open tasks and regional and. The bravados classic western, full movie, gregory peck, english free full western films duration. A staunchly conservative anticommunist, he sold secrets to the soviet union that led to the deaths of spies working for the u.
Spy tells, for the first time, the full, authoritative story of how fbi agent robert. Scientist boris turganev murray defects from an unnamed communist country and goes to a top secret establishment to work for the british but what exactly is that mission. The robert hanssen story you are looking for serious, realistic and suspenseful movies about with espionage, secret agents, rise and fall, undercover, government agency, politics and betrayal themes of biography and drama genre shot in usa or canada. Wikiproject film rated stubclass this article is within the scope of wikiproject film. Learn the true story behind this spy movie that stars chris cooper and ryan phillippe. This film assumes that hanssen s sole motivation was money. Hanssens drugandrape suggestion was published in lawrence schillers novelization of the story, into the mirror. I had watched the television movie about robert hanssen and wanted to know more about this story, so i looked for a book. The robert hanssen story, with the teleplay by norman mailer and starring william hurt as hanssen. As in the film, hanssen was first photographed removing the package from his trunk prior to making the drop. The robert hanssen story 2002 11102002 us drama, thriller 3h 20m user score. The robert hanssen story nude scenes 12 images and 4 videos including appearances from marylouise parker hilit pace. Breach is a based on a true story movie of robert hanssen, the fbi man tagged the worst spy in us.
Robert hanssen american law enforcement agent and spy. Spy robert hanssen, fbis eric oneill breach movie true. Worldwide english title informal short title master spy. Hanssen also was the subject of a 2002 madefortelevision movie, master spy. A very interesting story but very uneven and hard to follow. The film follows the catandmouse game that unfolded when the fbi realized that there was a mole in their ranks. Robert hanssen, in full robert philip hanssen, born april 18, 1944, chicago, illinois, u.647 1345 441 237 1496 670 1036 1374 360 1203 1508 183 1551 1057 908 1221 1014 1671 1209 609 624 498 324 1074 233 112 1656 1013 59 1405 1351 990 1430 1211 1236 419 1134 606 1015 1039 1317 953 1125