Directed by Academy Award® nominee, John Boorman (Hope & Glory) and starring Academy Award® winner, Geoffrey Rush (Quills), Pierce Brosnan (The World is Not Enough) and Jamie Lee Curtis (True Lies) – Columbia TriStar Films (UK) are proud to present the contemporary black comedy/thriller, “The Tailor of Panama”. Based on the book by John Le Carre, The Tailor of Panama is released in the UK on 20 April 2001.
Ruthless, seductive British spy Andy Osnard (pierce Brosnan) may have been banished to Panama, but he’s got a secret weapon – Harry Pendel (Geoffrey Rush), a cockney ex-con who has reinvented himself as a Saville Row tailor to the rich and powerful people of Panama. Harry is famous for his storytelling as well as his suits. Armed with knowledge of Harry’s shady past, Osnard recruits him. The fun begins when Harry spins a yarn that is not only taken as truth, but inadvertently sets of a chain of events that threatens everything he values most in life