The Falcon and the Snowman

TitleThe Falcon and the Snowman
Publication TypeFilm
Year of Publication1985
AuthorsSchlesinger, John
Running Time131 minutes
Date Released2/1985
DistributorOrion Pictures
CountryUnited States
Publication Languageeng

Two American spies sell top defense secrets to the Soviet Union in this Cold War thriller. A disillusioned FBI officer and an entrepreneurial drug-addic partner together until their KGB handler grows tired of the "Snowman." His escape from certain death would espose his and the Falcon's espionage. 


Timothy Hutton

Sean Penn


Directed by John Schlesinger

Produced by Gabriel Katzka and John Schlesinger

Screenplay by Steven Zaillian

Music by Lyle Mays and Pat Metheny

Cinematography by Allen Daviau

Edited by Richard Marden


Biography, Crime, Thriller

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