Shining Through
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Kewpie-doll voiced Melanie Griffith does a sexed-up Nancy Drew turn in David Seltzer's adaptation of Susan Issacs' novel Shining Through. Set during World war II, Griffith plays Linda Voss, a spunky New York girl who applies for a job with international lawyer Ed Leland (Michael Douglas). Ed hires her immediately when he finds out that she speaks German fluently. The reason Ed is so interested in Linda's language skills is because Ed is an undercover OSS officer who needs a German translator. Their business relationship translates into love, but when America enters the war, Ed… More
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 36%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"fails as an espionage thriller, but also as a romance"
‑ Pete Croatto, Filmcritic.com
"Griffith as an American spy posing as a German during WWII. Gimme a break!!!"
‑ Bob Bloom, Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)
"The word 'bore' comes to mind"
‑ Clint Morris, Moviehole
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