5 Fingers
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Based on a true story, 5 Fingers stars James Mason as a man known to his superiors only as Cicero. Ostensibly the valet of the British ambassador to Ankara during World War II, Cicero is actually a Nazi agent. He holds no particular political viewpoint: the Nazis offered the best price, so for the time being he is loyal to them. Falling in love with the beautiful Danielle Darrieux, Cicero uses her home as a contact point to meet his German associates. At great personal risk, Cicero secures secret British war files and smuggles them to the Germans; they find the information in the files too… More
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"This espionage thriller noir keeps us guessing as to who will betray trust to cash in his chips and Mankiewicz features some tense sequences, the highlight of which is Diello's attempted last score, almost undone by a cleaning lady..."
‑ Laura Clifford, Reeling Reviews
"Mankiewicz's sharply observed Oscar-nominated espionage thriller is superlatively played by James Mason in the lead role of Cicero, the smart spy who operated within the British embassy in Turkey during WWII."
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
"Mason's chilling performance makes the film a special treat."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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