Billy Wilder / US, 1953 / 120 min.
A spirited comedy about a spy in a German POW camp. Humour and suspense are perfectly balanced in this film which won William Holden an Oscar.
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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.