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The Prisoner (1955) was a Drama - Film Adaptation Film directed by Peter Glenville and produced by Sydney Box and Vivian Cox.

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The Mandalorian (2019) s01e06 – The Prisoner

on Dec 14, 2019 From The Stop Button

It is a dark time for ?The Adventures of Baby Yoda.? Second lackluster episode in as many weeks, with the show creators really thinking anyone cares about the adventures of ?Mando the Mandalorian? Pedro Pascal when he?s not being an adorable dad with Baby Yoda. This episode?s director, Rick Famuyiwa... Read full article

On Blu-ray: Jack Lemmon and Anne Bancroft in The Prisoner of Second Avenue (1975)

By KC on Aug 6, 2019 From Classic Movies

Jack Lemmon and Anne Bancroft are well matched as a married couple navigating chaotic city life in The Prisoner of Second Avenue (1975), Neil Simon’s adaptation of his own stage play. They both play from the soul, with a lack of artifice that enables them to express the complications of human ... Read full article

The Prisoner of Zenda (1937)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Sep 15, 2018 From 4 Star Films

It’s the curse of a childhood watching too many reruns of Get Smart but I can’t seem to get Don Adam’s impersonation of Ronald Colman out of my head while watching The Prisoner of Zenda. There are worse curses to be stricken with though I suppose. This classic adaptation of Anthony... Read full article

Flash Gordon’s Trip to Mars (1938, Ford Beebe and Robert F. Hill), Chapter 7: The Prisoner of Mongo

By Andrew Wickliffe on Sep 10, 2018 From The Stop Button

The Prisoner of Mongo title suggests, well, whoever was titling the chapters wasn?t paying attention to the actual script?much like last chapter?s title, calling the Forest People the Tree-Men?but it does indeed turn out Buster Crabbe and company will end up prisoners of Mongo. At least, of Ming (Ch... Read full article

O Prisioneiro de Zenda / The Prisoner of Zenda (1937)

By L? on Jul 13, 2017 From Critica Retro

O Prisioneiro de Zenda / The Prisoner of Zenda (1937) A “vis?o dupla” ? uma das t?cnicas mais ricas, mais exploradas e mais comentadas na m?dia filmada. At? hoje, quando um ator interpreta dois pap?is em um s? filme ou programa de TV, ? gerada uma curiosidade e surgem alguns artig... Read full article

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The Jailer: They look different after a few months in solitary, don't they, sir?

The Interrogator: You fake! The hero of the resistance who outwitted the Gestapo for his own vanity. The martyr for the Church whose only resistance is for his own pride. His Eminence, the Cardinal, who could steal the estimation of the world to justify a miserable little tyke of a backstreet drab who smelt of fish!
The Cardinal: Forgiveness!
The Interrogator: Did you preach forgiveness up there in your fine pulpit, forgiveness for those who stole?
The Cardinal: Of course.
The Interrogator: Didn't they have to give back what they'd stolen?
The Cardinal: How can you give back honor?

The Interrogator: You're an enemy of society, like the schizophrenic, of the paranoiac. You're dangerous, because you mislead the poor, the uneducated, the silly. Only because you're wrongheaded. In time, we'll get to the root of the trouble. And you can be cured.
The Cardinal: Your believe it?
The Interrogator: Yes, I do believe it.
The Cardinal: God give me cunning against your skill.

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Deemed suitably controversial enough to be banned from both the Venice and Cannes Film Festivals.
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