The Sleeping Tiger
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The Sleeping Tiger
The direction of The Sleeping Tiger was credited to Victor Hanbury, but this was actually a pseudonym for the blacklisted Joseph Losey, whose first British film this was. Alexander Knox stars as psychiatrist Clive Esmond, who believes that he can stem the criminal tendencies of young fugitive from justice Frank Clements (Dirk Bogarde). To this end, Esmond hides Clements in his own home. At first hostile towards the handsome crook, Esmond's wife Glenda (Alexis Smith) gradually warms up to her house guest, and before long she and Clements are casting lustful glances at one another. She… More

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"Brute force collides with the gentility of 1950s British cinema"
‑ Fernando F. Croce, CinePassion
"Unconvincing and far-fetched psychological drama about lust and redemption."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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