The Falcon and the Snowman1985

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The Falcon and the Snowman
Directed by:
John Schlesinger

Starring Timothy Hutton, Sean Penn, Pat Hingle, Joyce Van Patten, Rob Reed and Rob Newell, "The Falcon and the Snowman" (also known as "Gioco del falco, Il", "Falke und der Schneemann, Der") is a Drama/Thriller film directed by John Schlesinger, and written by Steven Zaillian, released in the USA on January 25 of 1985.

A true story of friendship and espionage [UK Video]

Who is the director of "The Falcon and the Snowman":

The Falcon and the Snowman was directed by John Schlesinger, an English director, actor, producer, and writer.

Before directing The Falcon and the Snowman, John Schlesinger had directed Honky Tonk Freeway, released in 1981, Yanks (1979), Marathon Man (1976), Sunday Bloody Sunday (1971), Midnight Cowboy (1969), and Far from the Madding Crowd (1967). Since, he directed The Believers, released in 1987, Madame Sousatzka (1988), Pacific Heights (1990), The Innocent (1993), Eye for an Eye (1996), and The Next Best Thing (2000).

When was "The Falcon and the Snowman" released:

The Falcon and the Snowman was first released on Friday, January 25, 1985, in the United States. Also released on this day was Fandango (dir. Kevin Reynolds). This was thirty-four (34) years ago.

It has been released on Wednesday, April 10, 1985 in France and on Thursday, September 12, 1985 in Germany.

What is the cast of "The Falcon and the Snowman":

At the casting of The Falcon and the Snowman we find Timothy Hutton, previously seen in Iceman (1984) and Daniel (1983); Sean Penn (Crackers (1984), Bad Boys (1983)); Pat Hingle (Sudden Impact (1983), Running Brave (1983)) [ more... ]

  • Dorian Harewood, Jerry Hardin and Nicholas Pryor also worked together in Pacific Heights, released in 1990.
  • Sean Penn and Joyce Van Patten also appeared together in This Must Be the Place, released in 2011.
  • Pat Hingle and Nicholas Pryor also appeared together in The List, released in 2007.
  • Timothy Hutton and Sean Penn can both be seen in Taps, released in 1981.

What is the Storyline of "The Falcon and the Snowman":

The Falcon and the Snowman is based on the true story of former altar boy and former Catholic seminary student Christopher Boyce and fellow former altar boy turned drug dealer Daulton Lee, two young men from wealthy California families who sold classified government information to the Soviet Union during the mid 1970s.

Boyce, an expert in the sport of falconry-- thus, the nickname "Falcon"-- gets a job at a civilian defense contractor (TRW, though it is called "RTX" in the movie) working in [...]

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