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New digital print of The Manchurian Candidate

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The Manchurian Candidate

John Frankenheimer’s magnificent 1962 psycho-thriller starring Frank Sinatra, Laurence Harvey and the mighty Angela Lansbury (at the top of their collective games), re-emerges on a lovely new digital print. Discover, rediscover and wonder at the political and paranoid delights within.

GFT, Glasgow from Sun 9-Wed 12 May.

The Manchurian Candidate

  • 5 stars
  • 1962
  • US
  • 126 min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: John Frankenheimer
  • Written by: George Axelrod (screenplay), Richard Condon (novel), John Frankenheimer
  • Cast: Frank Sinatra, Laurence Harvey, Janet Leigh, Angela Lansbury, James Gregory, Leslie Parrish

Brilliant political satire-cum-thriller in which Harvey plays a Korean war hero who is brainwashed by Communists and becomes a pawn in the sinister mission planned for his homecoming.

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