The Manchurian Candidate
Decades before U.S. intelligence got hip to the notion of "sleeper agents" in our midst, The Manchurian Candidate successfully tried out the idea in this post-Korean War setting. (Last year it was re-made in a post-gulf war setting.) The result is a chilling story about brainwashing, secret political agendas, power-hungry moms, and psychically ravaged veterans.
"...Directed by: John Frankenheimer. Starring: Frank Sinatra, Laurence Harvey, Angela Lansbury, Janet..."
June 24, 2002 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten