The Manchurian candidate
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Set in the early fifties, this razor-sharp adaptation of the novel by Richard Condon concerns the decorated U.S. Army sergeant Raymond Shaw, who as a prisoner during the Korean War is brainwashed into being a sleeper assassin in a Communist conspiracy, and a fellow POW who slowly uncovers the sinister plot.

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Criterion collection
Criterion collection ; 803
Criterion collection ; 803 DVDVideorecording.
Assassins -- Fiction.
Brainwashing -- Fiction.
Cold War -- Fiction.
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Veterans -- Fiction.
Mothers and sons -- Fiction.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1953-1961 -- Fiction.
Feature films.
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Other Authors:
Axelrod, George, screenwriter.
Criterion Collection (Firm), publisher.
Frankenheimer, John, 1930-2002, film director.
Harvey, Laurence, actor.
Lansbury, Angela, 1925- actor.
Leigh, Janet, actor.
Sinatra, Frank, 1915-1998, actor.
Special edition.
1 videodisc (126 minutes) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 inches.
digital optical surround Dolby digital
video file DVD video region 1
Target Audience Note:
Canadian Home Video Rating: Not Rated.
Based on the novel by Richard Condon.
Special features: Audio commentary from 1997 featuring director John Frankenheimer; new interview with actor Angela Lansbury; new piece featuring filmmaker Errol Morris; conversation between Frankenheimer, George Axelrod, and Frank Sinatra from 1988; new interview with historian Susan Carruthers; trailer; essay by critic Howard Hampton.
Frank Sinatra, Laurence Harvey, Janet Leigh, Angela Lansbury, Henry Silva.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1962.
DVD, widescreen (1.85:1); mono ; Dolby digital.
For private home use only.
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