Thursday, December 15, 2011

Original movie costumes from Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy on display...

In 2011's Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, Gary Oldman stars as an espionage expert brought in to uncover a Soviet double agent at the top of MI6, the British Secret Service, in the movie adaptation of John le Carré's classic 1974 novel.

Costumes from Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
on display at ArcLight Hollywood cinema
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The movie is set in the Cold War era of the early 70's and these four costumes worn in the film by Tom Hardy, Mark Strong, Gary Oldman and Benedict Cumberbatch were photographed on display within ArcLight Hollywood's foyer on December 12, 2011.

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy movie poster
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy poster
Jacqueline Durran is responsible for creating the look of the 70's fashion in this movie.
Outfit worn by Gary Oldman as George Smiley
in Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
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Gary Oldman Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy costume
'George Smiley' is brought out of retirement to investigate the allegations of a long-term mole in a senior position in British Intelligence.

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy movie poster
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy movie poster

Costume worn by Benedict Cumberbatch as Peter Guillam
in Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
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Benedict Cumberbatch stars as 'Peter Guillam', who helps Smiley uncover the traitor in the agency know as the 'Circus', and wears this suit in the movie.

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy movie poster
 Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy poster
Tom Hardy plays British agent 'Ricki Tarr', who discovers there might be a high-ranking Russian mole in the Circus, and can be seen wearing this outfit on the big screen.
Costume worn by Tom Hardy as Ricki Tarr
in Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
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Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy movie poster
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy movie poster
In the movie, Mark Strong stars as 'Jim Prideaux', a disgraced former Circus agent who was shot in the back on a failed mission to learn the identity of the mole.
Outfit worn by Mark Strong as Jim Prideaux
in Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
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Buy the book that inspired this movie: Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy novel

Buy the 1979 TV adaptation starring Alec Guinness as George Smiley: Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (Alec Guinness TV series)

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