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Five Graves to Cairo Reviews

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July 27, 2011
Intelligently told, excellently acted and superbly photographed wartime espionage thriller.
Full Review | Original Score: A
December 20, 2009
Wilder and Charles Brackett keep the suspense consistently wry and barbed
April 11, 2008
This cleverly orchestrated espionage/war drama (with a patriotic coda befitting its year of production, 1943) is enhanced by subtle touches of humour, all emanating from character, which makes it a triple joy as a classic from Billy Wilder
August 14, 2007
Director Billy Wilder handles the varied story elements, countless suspenseful moments and vivid portrayals in excellent fashion.
March 25, 2006
It has a little something for all tastes, provided you don't give a darn.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
March 18, 2006
Wilder's work is known for its bitter cynicism and able balancing of absurdity with dead seriousness, but this film, while enjoyable, shows an uncertainty of tone.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
January 26, 2006
An impressive wartime espionage thriller.
June 30, 2005
Billy Wilder's Oscar-nominated espionage thriller, a fictitious account of how Rommel was foiled by the Brits, is entertaining in large measure due to Erich von Stroheim's performance
Full Review | Original Score: B
August 13, 2003
Early, often overlooked Wilder with a classic Stroheim performance.
| Original Score: 4/5
July 30, 2003
Scores on every level.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
May 24, 2003
Wilder's second film in America is a Second World War espionage drama that is both witty and tense.
January 1, 2000
A crisp spy thriller.
May 29, 2004
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
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