Variety - 11/11/1996
"...Hampton is clearly in tune with his material....Broadbent gets good mileage out of his role..."
Los Angeles Times - 11/08/1996
"...A dense, faithful and absorbing adaptation of the great writer's 1907 novel....THE SECRET AGENT is the kind of film that demands you to grab on to it and hold on for dear life..."
The life of an undercover Russian agent, posing as a quiet shopkeeper in London in order to infiltrate a ring of anarchists, is thrown into turmoil when his employers order him to plant a bomb at the Greenwich Observatory. Based on the novel by Joseph Conrad. Robin Williams is featured in an uncredited role.