Agent of Influence (2002)

This story of espionage and counter-espionage is based on the novel by Ian Adams. Suspicious circumstances surrounded the mysterious death of a Canadian diplomat. At the height of The Cold War in October 1964, John Watkins, Canada's former ambassador to Moscow and a close friend of Prime Minister Lester B. Pearson, is kidnapped and held in a hotel for questioning by the RCMP at the urging of the CIA. Several days into the interrogation he died. The official obituary claimed that he suffered a heart attack in the company of friends during a farewell supper celebrating his illustrious career.

Directing:
  • Michel Poulette

Writing:
  • Ian Adams
  • Riley Adams

Stars:
Release Date: 2002-06-30
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  • Country: CA
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 98
Christopher Plummer
Christopher P...
John Watkins
Shaun Johnston
Shaun Johnsto...
David Present
Alain Goulem
Alain Goulem
Murray Fletcher
Marina Orsini
Marina Orsini
Diane Fletcher
Ted Whittall
Ted Whittall
Robert Madison
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