The Russia House
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"Barley" Scott Blair (Sean Connery) is an alcoholic book editor from a bargain-basement publishing house in Great Britain who'd rather be drinking in Lisbon than attending a book dealers' show in Russia. So he's surprised when a CIA agent (Mac McDonald) pulls him from his boozy holiday. It seems that the CIA has through a book show intermediary received a package from a Russian book editor named Katya (Michelle Pfeiffer) containing amazingly detailed notebooks written by a cynical Russian physicist named "Dante" (Klaus-Maria Brandauer). The notebooks show that… More
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 73%

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"Smart and glossy, but it has too many sluggish moments to maintain its few high points."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Generally effective spy thriller with interesting cast"
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
"Sean Connery gives one of the best performances of his long career."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
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