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Twilight's Last Gleaming

Twilight's Last Gleaming (1977)

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Release Date: Feb 9, 1977 Wide

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Soured on America by his experiences as a POW in Vietnam, General Lawrence Dell (Burt Lancaster) hopes that his government will someday tell the truth about the Southeast Asian debacle, thereby allowing his country to embark upon a healing process. Regarded as a dangerous embarrassment by the higher-ups, Dell is framed on a manslaughter charge and sent to prison. Escaping with three hardened convicts (Paul Winfield, Burt Young, and William Smith), Dell takes over an SAC base, threatening to

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Intelligent sociopolitical thriller that is effective despite being overlong, stiffly acted and executing a rather nutty plot.

August 10, 2009 Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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It's easier to admire Twilight for its intent and its astonishing cast than for what it actually achieves.

June 3, 2008 Full Review Source: Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC) | Comment (1)
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A far-fetched but exciting political thriller

August 18, 2006
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This film isn't very high on realism, but it's exciting.

December 5, 2004 Full Review Source: Goatdog's Movies
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a bit cheesy but nonetheless has plenty of suspense..strong performances by Lancaster and cast hold your interest right up til lthe very end...a taut thriller..lots of mostly intelligent dialogue that wil ldraw you in....
June 8, 2008
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    1. Powell: Grow up, General!
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