PG certificateThe Defector is a Film programme that first aired in 1966 and has been classified a PG certificate.

The Defector is a 3 star programme

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The Defector (1966)

Directed by
Raoul Lévy

An American physicist visiting West Germany is recruited by a shady CIA agent to help him with the defection of a Russian scientist. But an East German agent tells him to back off.

Written by ,

Genre: Film

Running Time: 115 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 1966

3/5 Stars

Classification: PG Certificate

Production Country: France/WestGermany

Filmed in Colour


Montgomery Clift...Prof. James Bower
Image for Hardy KrügerHardy Krüger...Counselor Peter Heinzman
Image for Roddy McDowallRoddy McDowall...Agent Adam
Macha Méril...Frieda Hoffman
David Opatoshu...Orlovsky
Christine Delaroche...Ingrid
Hannes Messemer...Dr. Saltzer
Karl Lieffen...The Major
Uta Levka...Mäden unter der Dusche