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Foxhole in Cairo (1960)

 -  War | Drama  -  9 March 1962 (Portugal)
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The Greatest Spy Story of the Desert War!

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El espía de Rommel  »

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Michael Caine:  As a German soldier called Weber. Caine is billed sixteenth but is uncredited in some prints. This feature is one of Caine's early movie roles. Caine would later star in another North African World War II movie called Play Dirty (1969). See more »

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Nice little spy flick!
16 January 2002 | by (Stockholm, Sweden) – See all my reviews

The movie is based on a true story. Rommel has planted two German spies in Cairo. They are his "ears and eyes" in the British eight army. Rommel is looking for information which can help him plan an attack on Cairo. The plot is good and interesting and the film holds the story together. It is quite clear that the budget is low, most of the scenes are shot in studios. The story is told in a slow pace, sometimes to slow- it never gets exciting! The acting is quite good all over, despite a few minor roles. Actor Michael Caine acts in a minor role as a German; Hans. Foxhole in Cairo is a nice little film, nothing more, and add up to 4/10


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