, 1h51 Directed byKen Russell OriginUnited-kingdom GenresDrama, Thriller, Action, Adventure, Spy ThemesSpy films, Films about computing, Politique, Political films ActorsMichael Caine, Karl Malden, Ed Begley, Oskar Homolka, Françoise Dorléac, Donald Sutherland Roles Colonel Ross Rating59% Harry Palmer (Michael Caine), who has left MI5 to work as a private investigator, is told by a mechanical voice on the phone to take a package to Helsinki. The package contains six virus-laden eggs that have been stolen from the British government's research facility at Porton Down. In Helsinki, he is met by Anya (Françoise Dorléac) who takes him to meet her handler, Harry's old friend Leo Newbigen (Karl Malden). Leo is in love with Anya, but Harry knows that she is only pretending to reciprocate. Leo takes Harry to a secret room where a computer issues daily instructions to Leo and Anya. The computer speaks in the same voice as the one which summoned Harry to Helsinki.