Funeral in Berlin (1966)
Average Rating: 5.9/10
Reviews Counted: 7
Fresh: 5 | Rotten: 2
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Release Date: Jan 1, 1966 Limited
Average Rating: 3.5/5
User Ratings: 2,255
Funeral in Berlin was the second of three films based on the Harry Palmer novels by Len Deighton. As he did in The Ipcress File, Michael Caine stars as Palmer, Deighton's bespectacled, somewhat disreputable British secret agent. In the manner of Graham Greene's The Third Man, Palmer is dispatched to Berlin to look into the highly suspicious defection of Soviet colonel Stok (Oscar Homolka). It is giving nothing away to reveal that Stok's death is a sham, and that Palmer is expected to engineer
Jan 1, 1966 Limited
Aug 14, 2001
Paramount Home Video
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Faithful hardcore genre fans will find much to like here among the cloaks and daggers.... On the other hand, the pacing is slow and the twisty, sometimes flabby script might be frustrating for a viewer not fully engaged with such skullduggery.
Second and least successful entry in the Harry Palmer series has its moments.
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