Torn Curtain Movie Review Summary

Actors: Paul Newman, Julie Andrews, Lila Kedrova, Wolfgang Kieling, Hansjörg Felmy

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TORN CURTAIN is a movie directed by Alfred Hitchcock in 1966.

Paul Newman is an american physicist invited to a scientific congress in Denmark. He suddenly defects to East Germany, secretly followed by his colleague and lover Julie Andrews. Newman's intention is to approach Professor Gustav Lindt and to steal from him secret scientific information. But how Newman and Andrews will come back to the other side of the Iron Curtain ?
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Not the best Hitchcock but still enjoyable with two or three great scenes.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 30%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 30%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 40% Time/Era of Movie:    -   1960's-1970's Spying & Terrorists    -   Yes Cloak & Dagger Plotlets:    -   main char doing spying/sabotage Technology/treasure/info search    -   Yes involving:    -   state secrets

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   scientist Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)


Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   Scandinavia    -   Germany    -   Eastern Europe Misc setting    -   resort/hotel

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately messy visuals of dead Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing Kind of violence:    -   hand to hand    -   guns    -   knives Unusual forms of death    -   asphyxiation

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