The Innocent Movie Review 1993

Information and Film Reviews for The Innocent the Movie

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Cold War thriller has naive British engineer Leonard Markham (Scott) sent to Berlin in 1955 by Brits who are warily cooperating with the U.S. forces. He's turned over to CIA operator Bob Glass (Hopkins) and asked to intercept communications between East Germany and the Soviet Union. Glass continually warns Markham not to trust anyone, including Maria (Rossellini), the married German woman with whom he begins an affair. Failure to build necessary suspense and performances leads to disappointing one-note display. Based on the novel by McEwan.

Distribution

Miramax Film Corp., 8439 W Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood, CA 90069-1921, Phone: (323)650-2937, URL: http://www.miramax.com

Available on VHS
Running time 97 minutes.
Originally from German, British.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Mystery & Suspense, Cold War Spies, Postwar, Berlin, Books to Film: Ian McEwan
Screenplay
Ian McEwan
Cast
Anthony Hopkins, Campbell Scott, Isabella Rossellini, Hart Bochner, James Grant, Jeremy Sinden, Ronald Nitschke
Director
John Schlesinger
Music
Gerald Gouriet
Producer
Norma Heyman, Chris Sievernich, Ann Dubinet, Miramax

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