This mediocre spy drama stars Caine as Sir Philip Kimberly (note the subtle
similarity between his name and real-life British defector Kim Philby's), a one-time British spy who defected to the Soviet Union. When the Russians decide they no longer want him in Moscow, Kimberly undergoes
plastic surgery and, looking years younger, receives a new identity and is sent off to London to retrieve a list of Soviet agents operating in Britain. Kimberly surprises everyone by defecting back to the British side--but then escapes the Brits assigned to protect him and goes into hiding.
Olivier, the head of British intelligence and Caine's old rival, assigns Powell, an agen...