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Seen on: 06/13/2016

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The Holcroft Covenant (1985)

Directed by John Frankenheimer

Thriller | Action | Drama

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A man who was a confidant of Adolf Hitler dies and leaves a fortune to make amends for his Nazi past—but his son has to search the world to find it

Rated R | Length 112 minutes


Michael Lonsdale | Michael Caine | Mario Adorf | Shane Rimmer | Michael Balfour | Richard Münch | Victoria Tennant | Anthony Andrews | Lilli Palmer | André Penvern | Alexander Kerst | Guntbert Warns | Shelley Thompson | Tom Deininger | Bernard Hepton | Carl Rigg | Andy Bradford | Michael Wolf | Hugo Bower | Tharita Olivera De Sera

Viewing Notes

A very odd, anachronistic Frankenheimer movie from the mid-eighties that feels like it was made in the seventies. I was honestly shocked to find out it was made in 1985 when I looked it up on IMDb.

Full of dutch angles, weird settings (an indoor horse riding club in London, a prostitutes parade in Berlin, etc.) and oddly miscast characters.


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