The Ipcress File

England | 1965 | 109 min | NR


James Bond but make him Cockney! The first in a series based on Len Deighton’s bestselling thrillers about reluctant British spy Harry Palmer (Michael Caine) is directed by Canadian-born Sidney Furie.

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As the everyman anti-hero on the trail of a dangerous top secret research file, Caine can’t help but epitomize Sixties cool. This witty, gritty caper was made by the same team as the lavish 007 movies of the era (producer Harry Saltzman, production designer Ken Adam) and while Caine’s insubordinate may be a gourmet who grinds his own coffee beans, this is espionage on a budget that deglamorizes the genre: our Harry drives a Ford. Presented with an introduction to the style of 1960s espionage movies by series host Nathalie Atkinson.

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Director: Sidney J. Furie
Cast: Michael Caine, Nigel Green, and Sue Lloyd


ABOUT THE DESIGNING THE MOVIES SERIES

Hosted by culture writer and critic Nathalie Atkinson, this ongoing series considers the crucial contributions of below-the-line craft in both popular favorites and forgotten gems (more…)


DETAILS

Doors open 30 minutes before screening.


PRICING

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Thu Mar 26 – 6:45 pm

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