Master Spy: The Robert Hanssen Story
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Master Spy: The Robert Hanssen Story
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 film depicts Hanssen (played by William Hurt) as hyper-intelligent and hyper-sensitive, frustrated by what he perceives to be the mediocrity of his fellow federal agents (at one point in the story, Hanssen's boss advises him to "dumb down" if he hopes to survive in the agency). Hanssen's self-imposed lofty standards and values are somewhat at odds with his rather… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Although the plot is a bit disorganized, William Hurt's performance is not, as he is top-notch."
‑ Janet Branagan, Apollo Guide
"Meet Robert Hanssen, a walking contradiction."
‑ Christopher Null,
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