The Osterman Weekend (1983)

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  • Mission CIA Alternative

Synopsis

Crime, drama, thriller. Once a year, Tanner invites a small group of friends, with whom he studied at Berkley, to a social gathering known as the Osterman Weekend, named after Bernard Osterman, at whose home the first such meeting took place. Shortly before the latest Osterman Weekend is due to happen, the CIA convinces Tanner that one of his friends is a KGB operative involved in a conspiracy that threatens national security. He agrees to have his home wired with video and audio surveillance equipment in the hopes of uncovering the traitor. On arrival at Tanner's house, the friends soon realise what's going on and the amiable tone of the weekend rapidly degenerates into a tense psychological battle of wits leading to an orgy of violence.

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