The Human Factor
The Human Factor (1979)

This routine espionage drama is based on a novel by Graham Greene about a low-level British informant who is caught in a trap. Castle (Nicol Williamson) has a desk job in British intelligence. Around him are heavyweights like Col. Daintry… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: October 31, 2006
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Critic Score: 33% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader

This rigorous, compelling, radically stylized film represents the end point in a line of development that Otto Preminger had been pursuing since the late 60s.

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Chuck O'Leary
FulvueDrive-in.com

An OK revenge thriller that's helped immensely by George Kennedy's sympathetic lead performance. However, there's too much talk and not enough action.

TV Guide's Movie Guide

Director Preminger was handed his first project in five years, a great cast, and good material (based on a Graham Greene novel), and he came up with this anemic little thriller.

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Film4

The film is a triumph of missed opportunities, miscasting and misdirection, excused, if at all, by the fact that money ran out and Otto had to hock some paintings to finish it.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

A pointless film that valued computers more than it does people.

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Stefan P
Another great film from director Otto Preminger. It takes some time to get into the story, but after a while it becomes intriguing and unpredictable. Great… More