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Five Graves to Cairo

Billy Wilder / US, 1943 / 96 min.

A wartime espionage thriller with an ingenious plot involving a British soldier who is left stranded in North Africa. To extricate himself, he assumes the identity of a waiter in the hotel – a ploy that proves to be even more dangerous than he had imagined. With Erich von Stroheim as Field Marshal Erwin Rommel.

Details

Director

Billy Wilder

Production year

1943

Country

US

Original title

Five Graves to Cairo

Length

96 min.

Language

ENG

Subtitles

NLD

Format

35mm

Part of

Sweet & Sour: The Films of Billy Wilder

The legendary screenwriter and Hollywood director Billy Wilder was a brilliant word artist. His Oscar-winning classics are brimming with irresistible and cynical humour: incredibly funny, bold and incisive.

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