Contraband
Contraband (1940)

The Danish freighter Helvig approaches English waters in early 1940 and, in keeping with the needs of British security, it is boarded by customs and naval officials in search of contraband cargo. Her skipper, Captain Anderson (Conrad… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: April 24, 2001
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Critic Score: 100% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Fernando F. Croce
CinePassion

The story traces the gradual erosion of the Dane's neutrality in the face of menace, but Powell's freewheeling camera can't be stilled by patriotic piety

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Dan Lybarger
Nitrate Online

A first-rate, cleverly photographed WWII thriller from the great pair of Powell and Pressburger.

Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

It was strange to see Veidt in a romantic hero role.

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Emily B.
An entertaining British Spy Thriller from Powell and Pressburger which is clearly influenced by Hitchcock (The 39 Steps, The Lady Vanishes). The leads Conrad… More