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Sabotage - Region 2 DVD

Description: This classic among Hitchcock's British movies of the 30s draws, unusually for him, on the work of a major writer for its source--Joseph Conrad's tale of seedy London-based espionage, The Secret Agent. Not that Hitch and his screenwriter, Charles Bennett, kept much of Conrad's novel beyond the bare bones of the plot. Verloc, an anarchist (played with appealing melancholy by Oscar Homolka), runs a South London fleapit cinema as a cover for his political activities. (In the original it's a porno bookstore--Hitch clearly thought the cinema was the nearest the censor would pass.) His young wife (the sad-eyed Sylvia Sidney) knows noth ... (more)
Manufacturer: Waterfall
Release date: 26 July 2004
Number of discs: 1
EAN: 5060033473047
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