New digital print of 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
- 126 min
- 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.