The Manchurian Candidate

United States, 1962

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A brilliantly handled spy thriller! A Korean war ‘hero’ comes back a brainwashed zombie, triggered to kill a liberal politician… a human time bomb waiting to explode! Based on the novel by Richard Condon, this film stars Laurence Harvey and Angela Lansbury and Janet Leigh.

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