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Ministry of Fear

A dense, yet quirky espionage thriller with Ray Milland as a recently released patient from a mental asylum who unwittingly gets caught up in Nazi spy games and finds himself going from one bad predicament to the next. Set in a war-torn London thick with secret bookstores, back rooms and seances, this stylish noir is based on the novel by Graham Greene, and directed with a suitably doom-laden atmosphere by German auteur, Fritz Lang. Marjorie Reynolds co-stars in this under-rated gem.

Year: 1944
Genre: War and Anti-War Films, Classic Drama, Classic Film Noir, Black Humour, Graham Greene, Classic & Nostalgia, Classic Cinema
Country: USA
Director: Fritz Lang
Starring: Ray Milland, Marjorie Reynolds, Carl Esmond, Hillary Brooke
Duration: 85 Minutes
Rating: PG - Contains low level violence.
7.2/10
Location in store: Classic Noir

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