Morituri
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Morituri
Bernhard Wicki directed this hard-hitting World War II espionage drama. Marlon Brando plays Robert Crain, a German deserter who is coerced by British Intelligence officer Colonel Statter (Trevor Howard) to impersonate a Gestapo officer in order to get aboard a German blockade runner that is conveying a valuable rubber cargo from the Orient. Crain's assignment is to save the rubber by finding a way to deactivate the explosives that the ship's captain would use to destroy the ship if captured by the enemy. Crain finds his way aboard the ship, but the ship's commander Captain Mueller… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Brando gives a powerful performance as a German deserter in this fact-based WWII drama, which was underestimated at the time."
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
"A tense sea adventure."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Contando com o sempre fascinante Brando, o filme traz Brynner vivendo um personagem ambíguo e se beneficia de um roteiro complexo no qual os personagens estão sempre trocando de aliados. Pena que a conclusão seja tão improvável."
‑ Pablo Villaca, Cinema em Cena
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