An ambitious reporter gets in way-over-his-head trouble while investigating a senator's assassination which leads to a vast conspiracy involving a multinational corporation behind every event in the worlds headlines.
Alan J. Pakula
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A mild mannered CIA researcher, paid to read books, returns from lunch to find all of his co-workers assassinated. "Condor" must find out who did this and get in from the cold before the hitmen get him. Written by
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Janice tells Turner, "Your calligraphy's getting beautiful." This would not be a realistic response from an actual Chinese person, in light of the fact that Turner (Redford) writes the "tien" completely wrong. A real Chinese friend (romantic or otherwise) would have taken the pen from his hand and shown him how to write it correctly. See more »
Are you sure about this ideogram?
Look at this face. Could I be wrong about an ideogram?
It's a great face. But it's never been to China.
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This had everything a political thriller should have - excellent acting by Redford and Dunaway and a well-written internally-consistent plot. Robert Redford plays a CIA agent who read books - that's all, just read books. He gets involved with a CIA plot when all of his coworkers are assassinated.
I like this movie on several levels. The thing that stands out is that Redford isn't an "action hero". He stays ahead of the game - just barely - by using his intelligence. This make for a much more interesting movie than the simple-minded shoot 'em up of the current action heros.
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