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The Innocent (1993)

 -  Drama  -  1 September 1995 (USA)
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A young engineer is sent to post-WWII Berlin to help the Americans in spying on the Russians. In a time and place where discretion is still a man's best friend, he falls in love with a ... See full summary »

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A young engineer is sent to post-WWII Berlin to help the Americans in spying on the Russians. In a time and place where discretion is still a man's best friend, he falls in love with a mysterious woman who will take him on the dark side of evil. Written by Steve Richer <sricher@sympatico.ca>

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At a time of intrigue. In a world of secrets. The only thing you can trust is your heart.

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Rated R for sexuality, brief language and a sequence of violence | See all certifications »
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The film was originally to have starred Kyle MacLachlan, Willem Dafoe and Lena Olin but the director recast it. See more »

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Words and Music by Chuck Berry / Russ Fratto / Alan Freed
© MCMLV By Arc Music Corp. New York
By Kind Permission of Jewel Music Publishing Co. Ltd.
Master Recording Performed by Chuck Berry
License Courtesy of MCA Records
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In search of the guilty
8 April 2005 | by (Raleigh, NC) – See all my reviews

This movie has three serious flaws. It never finds a focus, (ultimately, I cared very little about any of the characters), it has the always fateful flaw of dialog that gets lost in whispered tones or buried beneath the score or SFX, and finally ... WHY, in heaven's name is Anthony Hopkins using his not-so-convincing American accent to play a character that could have been played better by half-a-dozen American actors? And I'm a Hopkins fan! Sorry, it just doesn't work. Although it tries to be both a suspense and love story, it accomplishes neither. That's all the more frustrating when the end arrives with what I assume is an homage to Casablanca. The whole thing is poorly focused and generally weak, despite solid performances by Isabella and Scott.


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