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Enigma (1983)

PG  |   |  Drama, Thriller  |  January 1983 (UK)
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A CIA agent tries to infiltrate Soviet intelligence to stop a murderous diabolical plot.

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Alex Holbeck
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Karen Reinhardt
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Dimitri Vasilikov
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Kurt Limmer, East German
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Bodley
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Canarsky
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Konstantin
Michael Williams ...
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David Baxt ...
Melton
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Bruno, CIA
Michel Auclair ...
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Alan Adair
Georges Beauvilliers
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A CIA agent tries to infiltrate Soviet intelligence to stop a murderous diabolical plot.

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Actress Lisa Eichhorn was originally cast in this movie but was forced to leave the film. Eichorn was replaced with Brigitte Fossey. See more »

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A dry, tedious and utterly confusing waste of celluloid
29 November 2008 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

After receiving a DVD of this with a Sunday newspaper, I hoped that it was not the usual duff films that are given away because no one would ever buy them. I was wrong. Sheens acting is on par with that of a ten year old in a school pantomime production and the same goes for the majority of the cast. Neill is satisfactory, but plays a Russian and isn't helped by his hybrid Northern Irish/New Zealand accent, and nor are the rest of the KGB characters, all of whom sound like they're in a Cambridge Footlights reunion. In fact, the only people with genuine accents are extras who supply an odd word here and there, helpfully letting us know at least where the hell everything is going on in what is otherwise a complete mash. The "espionage" factor is unimpressive for the most part and primarily consists of Sheen faffing about in various ridiculous disguises whilst trying to blend into the background, quickly becoming not only boring but laughable. The plot has potential but is completely murdered by the rest of the confusing production elements. This could have been so much better.


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