The Russia House

TitleThe Russia House
Publication TypeFilm
Year of Publication1990
AuthorsSchepisi, Fred
Running Time123 minutes
Date Released12/1990
CountryUnited Sttes
Publication Languageenglish, russian

Based on a book by John le Carré, this spy thriller explores shifting alliances in the late Cold War. After receiving an unsolicited manuscript documenting the weakness of Soviet nuclear capabilities, a British book publisher agrees to work with MI5 and CIA. His passion for a Russian book editor threatens to derail his mission to uncover the validity of the manuscript. 


Sean Connery

Michelle Pfeiffer

Roy Scheider

James Fox

John Mahoney

Klaus Maria Brandauer


Produced by Paul Maslansky, Neil Canton, and Fred Schepisi

Directed by Fred Schepisi

Screenplay by Tom Stoppard

Cinematography by Ian Baker

Edited by Beth Jochem Besterveld and Peter Honess

Music by Jerry Goldsmith


Drama, Thriller, Romance

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