The Defector

73
  • NR
  • Genre(s): Drama Thriller
  • Release year: 1966
  • Running time: 106 min
A tale of Cold War espionage finds screen legend Montgomery Clift ("Freud," "The Misfits") as an American physicist recruited by the C.I.A. in Europe to assist a defector. This was Clift's last film.

A tale of Cold War espionage finds screen legend Montgomery Clift ("Freud," "The Misfits") as an American physicist recruited by the C.I.A. in Europe to assist a defector. This was Clift's last film.

Original Release

10/19/1966

US Release

11/16/1966

Cast

Montgomery Clift Professor James Bower
Hardy Kruger Counselor Peter Heinzmann
Roddy McDowall Agent Adams
Macha Méril Frieda Hoffmann
David Opatoshu Orlovsky
Christine Delaroche Ingrid Weiß
Hannes Messemer Dr. Saltzer
Karl Lieffen Major Windisch
Uta Levka Mädchen unter der Dusche
Jean-Luc Godard Orlovsky's Friend
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Raoul Levy

Writers

Montgomery Clift, Raoul Levy, Peter Francke, Robert Guenette, Paul Thomas

Cast

Montgomery Clift Professor James Bower
Hardy Kruger Counselor Peter Heinzmann
Roddy McDowall Agent Adams
Macha Méril Frieda Hoffmann
David Opatoshu Orlovsky
Christine Delaroche Ingrid Weiß
Hannes Messemer Dr. Saltzer
Karl Lieffen Major Windisch
Uta Levka Mädchen unter der Dusche
Jean-Luc Godard Orlovsky's Friend
Rolf Zacher Tommy
Johannes Buzalski Spitzel
Eckart Dux Prof. James Bower
Eduard Linkers Fluchthelfer Franz Ritter
Franz Rudnick Dr. Saltzer

Producers

Julien Derode Executive Producer
Raoul Levy Producer
Conrad von Molo Producer

Editors

Albert Jurgenson, Roger Dwyre

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