Not terrible. Somewhat satirical. Horrible casting.
The Tailor of Panama is a 2001 American film based on the 1996 spy novel of the same name by John le Carré, which was inspired by Graham Greene's Our Man in Havana. It was produced and directed by John Boorman from a screenplay by Boorman, Andrew Davies and John le Carré himself.
Starring Pierce Brosnan, Geoffrey Rush and Jamie Lee Curtis with Brendan Gleeson, Daniel Radcliffe (in his film debut), David Hayman, Lewis Daly, John Fortune, Catherine McCormack and Harold Pinter, the film was shot at the Ardmore Studios, County Wicklow, Ireland and on location in Panama City.
Andy Osnard (Pierce Brosnan) is an MI6 spy exiled to Panama after having an affair with an ambassador’s mistress. He wants to uncover something big that will get him back into London’s good graces. Believing Panama to still be corrupt after General Noriega’s reign, and as the Americans have now given the Panama Canal back to Panama, Osnard concludes that if he can find out where the true balance of power surrounding...