Box office. $106,606. The Secret Agent is a 1996 British drama-thriller film written and directed by Christopher Hampton and starring Bob Hoskins and Patricia Arquette. It is adapted from Joseph Conrad 's 1907 novel of the same name.
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The Secret Agent: A Simple Tale is a novel by Joseph Conrad, first published in 1907. The story is set in London in 1886 and deals with Mr. Adolf Verloc and his work as a spy for an unnamed country (presumably Russia). The Secret Agent is one of Conrad's later political novels in which he moved away from his former tales of seafaring.
- Joseph Conrad
- September 1907
Secret Agent is a 1936 British espionage thriller film directed by Alfred Hitchcock, adapted from the play by Campbell Dixon, which in turn is loosely based on two stories in the 1927 collection Ashenden: Or the British Agent by W. Somerset Maugham. The film stars Madeleine Carroll, Peter Lorre, John Gielgud, and Robert Young.
Nov 08, 1996 · The Secret Agent. R | 1h 35min | Drama, Thriller | 8 November 1996 (USA) London of the late 19th century is a haven for political exiles of all sorts - refugees, partisans, anarchists. Verloc has made his living spying for the Russian government, an agent ... See full summary ».
- Christopher Hampton
Secret Agent. Not Rated | 1h 26min | Mystery, Thriller | 15 June 1936 (USA) After three British Agents are assigned to assassinate a mysterious German spy during World War I, two of them become ambivalent when their duty to the mission conflicts with their consciences.
- Alfred Hitchcock
- Not Rated
"The Secret Agent" is a a story set earlier (1886) telling an allegory of terrorists and anarchists based in Edwardian England. The agent is secretly employed by a foreign embassy, probably Russia, to blow up the Greenwich Observatory. The complicated plot is masterful, the prose sophisticated, and the characterizations full and engrossing.
- Joseph Conrad
Oct 28, 1992 · The Secret Agent. A triple agent attempts to blow up the Greenwich Observatory in 1894, a time of unrest and anarchist violence throughout Europe.
The Secret Agent is a three-part British espionage television drama serial based on the 1907 novel The Secret Agent by Joseph Conrad. The show stars Toby Jones, Vicky McClure, Stephen Graham, David Dawson and Ian Hart. The three-part series began airing on BBC One on 17 July 2016. It is the fourth BBC adaptation of the novel, others having previously been made in 1967, 1972 and 1992 .
Jul 17, 2016 · Verloc, the owner of a seedy shop in Victorian Soho, plays a dangerous game spying on an agitating anarchist group that will prove useful to the foreign power he is secretly working for. Plot Summary | Add Synopsis
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