GenreDrama, Romance, Thriller Duration CountryCanada
Release dateMay 16, 2004 (2004-05-16) Executive producersRupert Everett, Peter James CastSharon Stone (Sally Tyler / Cauffield), Rupert Everett (Leo Cauffield), Julian Wadham (Andrew Darcy), Michael Cochrane (Dick Madsen), Anne Lambton (Cynthia Cauffield), Richard McMillan (Angus Petherbridge) Similar moviesSalt, GoldenEye, Bridge of Spies, For Your Eyes Only, Watchmen, Valkyrie
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A Different Loyalty is a 2004 drama film inspired by the story of British traitor Kim Philby's love affair and marriage to Eleanor Brewer in Beirut and his eventual defection to the Soviet Union. The story takes place in the 1960s and stars Sharon Stone and Rupert Everett. In the film, the characters have fictitious names. The film was entered into the 26th Moscow International Film Festival.
Though not credited, the story is based on Eleanor Brewer Philby's 1967 book Kim Philby: The Spy I Loved, published in 1967. The screenplay was written by Jim Piddock. It was a Canada/UK/United States co-production. A Different Loyalty was not released theatrically in the United States.
Sharon Stone as Sally Tyler Cauffield
Rupert Everett as Leo Cauffield
Julian Wadham as Andrew Darcy
Michael Cochrane as Dick Madsen
Anne Lambton as Cynthia Cauffield (as Ann Lambton)
Jim Piddock as George Quennell (based on Donald Maclean)
Richard McMillan as Angus Petherbridge (based on Guy Burgess)