The Tailor of Panama
Special Edition
Country of Origin: United States
Production year: 2001
Director: John Boorman
Rating: Rating
UPC [Locale]: 043396-063952
Running time: 1:49 (109 Min.)
Casetype: Keep Case
Format: NTSC, 2.35:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
DVD-Format: Single-Sided, Double-Layered
Released: September 11, 2001
Collection type: Owned (#1352)
Status: Available
Purchase date: May 15, 2005
Purchase price: Hidden
Review (movie): 10 / 10
Review (video): 8 / 10
Overview
In this seductive spy thriller based on the best-selling novel by John Le Carré, Academy Award®-winner* Geoffrey Rush (Shine ) delivers a dazzling performance as Harry Pendel, an ex-con turned tailor to the rich and infamous and married to smart and sexy Louisa (Jamie Lee Curtis - True Lies ), Directed by Academy Award®-nominee** John Boorman (Hope and Glory, Deliverance) and set in steamy Panama, where nothing is what it seems, Andy Osnard (Pierce Brosnan – The Thomas Crown Affair), a suave and ruthless British spy, entices Harry into eavesdropping on the powerful politicians he clothes. But Harry's talent for storytelling compels him to weave an elaborate tale that's not only taken as truth, but sets off a chain of events that threatens to destroy everything he treasures most in life.

*1997, Best Actor, Shine
**1988, Best Director, Hope and Glory, 1973, Best Director, Deliverance
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Genres
Comedy
Drama
Suspense/Thriller
Studios
Production Studios:
 • Columbia Pictures
 • Merlin Films
Media Companies:
 • Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment
Audio format
English  Dolby Digital Surround
English  Dolby Digital 5.1
French  Dolby Digital 2-Channel Stereo
Commentary  Dolby Digital 2-Channel Stereo
Subtitles
English
French
Tags
Movie
Discs
# Description A B DS DL A DL B
1Main Feature
Features
 • Scene Access
 • Feature Trailers
 • Featurettes
 • Commentary
 • Deleted Scenes
 • Production Notes/Bios
 • Closed Captioned
Crew
Direction
John Boorman....Director
Writing
John le Carré....Original Material By
Andrew Davies....Screenwriter
John le Carré....Screenwriter
John Boorman....Screenwriter
Production
John le Carré....Executive Producer
John Boorman....Producer
Cinematography
Philippe Rousselot....Director of Photography
Film Editing
Ron Davis....Film Editor
Music
Shaun Davey....Composer
Sound
Brendan Deasy....Production Sound Mixer
Tom Johnson....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Mark Auguste....Sound Editor
Art
Maeve Patterson....Costume Designer
Derek Wallace....Production Designer
Sarah Hauldron....Art Director
Máire O'Sullivan....Make-up Artist
Peter Chiang....Visual Effects
Lucinda Thompson....Art Director
Irene O'Brien....Art Director
Lynn Johnston....Make-up Artist
Cast
Pierce Brosnan....Osnard
Geoffrey Rush....Harry
Jamie Lee Curtis....Louisa
Leonor Varela....Marta
Brendan Gleeson....Mickie Abraxas
Harold Pinter....Uncle Benny
Catherine McCormack....Francesca
Daniel Radcliffe....Mark
Lola Boorman....Sarah
David Hayman....Luxmore
Mark Margolis....Rafi Domingo
Martin Ferrero....Teddy
John Fortune....Maltby
Martin Savage....Stormont
Edgardo Molino....Juan-David
Jon Polito....Ramon Rudd
Jonathan Hyde....Cavendish
Dylan Baker....Dusenbaker
Paul Birchard....Joe
Harry Ditson....Elliot
Ken Jenkins....Morecombe
Adolfo Arias Espinosa....President
Juan Carlos Adames....Marco
Luis A. Goti....Ernesto Delgado
Vladimir Vega....Customer
Iris De Arco....Palace Secretary
César Sanjur....Angelo the Manager
Heather Emmanuel....Esmeralda
Diomara De Ruiz....Mrs. Delgado
Doug Cockle....Pentagon Aide
Patrick Poletti....Officer 1
Andrew French....Officer 2
Frank Melia....1st Official
Lisa Dwan....Stewardess
Paolo Tullio....Panamanian Businessman
Siraj Zaidi....2nd Official