Garbo: The Spy

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During World War II, double agent Juan Pujol succeeds in diverting German forces to Calais while Allied troops land at the beaches of Normandy.

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  • Edmon Roch spins a zippy yarn of Pujol's improbable exploits from archival footage, talking heads, and clips from classic espionage dramas.

    December 8, 2011 | Full Review…
  • An engrossing documentary that is itself largely a work of the director's imagination.

    December 8, 2011 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…
  • Director Edmon Roch makes some smart conceptual choices that honor his subject's self-invention and mystery.

    November 24, 2011 | Rating: 3.5/5 | Full Review…
  • Fascinating though it is, the movie is thin on historical materials.

    November 18, 2011 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…
  • Doc's incredible tale of WWII espionage would likely work better as a feature film.

    November 18, 2011 | Full Review…
  • Edmon Roch has a great story to tell in "Garbo the Spy," and he recounts it with the flair of a Hollywood spy movie: "Garbo" is dramatic, entertaining, even funny in parts.

    November 17, 2011 | Rating: 3.5/5 | Full Review…

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