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The Key to Rebecca (1985)

TV Movie  |  R  |   |  Drama, Romance, War  |  29 April 1985 (USA)
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In Cairo during World War II, a German agent tries to infiltrate the British command to lay the groundwork for Erwin Rommel's conquest of Egypt.

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Alex Wolff
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Elene Fontana
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Sonja El Aram
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Robert Swales ...
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Billy Vandam
Ellis Dale ...
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Capt. Newman
Bruce McGuire ...
Cpl. Cox
Robyn Watson ...
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Larry Mendelson ...
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In Cairo during World War II, a German agent tries to infiltrate the British command to lay the groundwork for Erwin Rommel's conquest of Egypt.

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A ruthless Nazi spy. A fearless army major. One has a cause. The other, a conscience. Both had a secret worth dying for. See more »

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29 April 1985 (USA)  »

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La clave está en Rebecca  »

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This film generated a lot of controversy when first broadcast because of a scene that had two women in bed with a man, including having the two women kiss. See more »

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Excellent Suspense Thriller
2 May 2000 | by (Ottawa, Canada) – See all my reviews

This is pretty good movie if you are willing to accept: the fact that David Soul is German and a Nazi; A lesbian scene in which a heterosexual woman accepts a lesbian with a simple "don't worry" comment after which she gets in the scene; Robertson has an English (Queen's English) speaking son; No-one seems to find anyone, even though they are in-front of them. People die for no reason.

Even with all of that, it is suspensful, sexy, and rather exciting.

Well worth spending a few hours watching on video or on TV (however, only on encrypted channels....)


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