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Billion Dollar Brain

Billion Dollar Brain
  • 1967
  • UK
  • 111 min
  • Directed by: Ken Russell
  • Written by: Len Deighton/John McGrath
  • Cast: Michael Caine, Karl Malden, Ed Begley

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In his loose adaptation of Len Deighton's spy thriller, McGrath and maverick directorial talent Ken Russell deliver a sprawling OTT adventure that some audiences found baffling at the time but has since attracted a cult following. Russell's visual flair is well to the fore, but he also allows the conventions of the cinema spy story to keep things bubbling nicely along.

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