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Noyce has no trouble convincing us he's made a film for our times. Even better, he's done it without upsetting the climate of the place where all Greene's novels are set, regardless of their actual position on the map.
Like Sunset Boulevard, [this film] starts with a lifeless body, then puts the murder in perspective. It's a good cinematic structure, one perfect for a film that cares less about the crime than the journey toward it.
Eliminates the last traces of Greene's religious motifs and focuses entirely on political and interpersonal themes. Yet these are at the heart of Greene's story, so as an adaptation it succeeds where End of the Affair failed.
It's a political film, but not in the way that an Oliver Stone film is political. Rather, it's political in the way that Casablanca is a movie about politics (it's romantic and entertaining and tells a story about interesting people).