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The inimitable comic team of Walter Matthau and Glenda Jackson star in this nimble tale of international intrigue from master British filmmaker Ronald Neame. Based on Brian Garfield's best-selling novel, the blithe thriller centers on Miles Kending (Matthau), a disillusioned retired CIA agent who, with the help of a chic and savvy Viennese widow (Jackson), threatens to publish his memoirs and expose the innermost secrets of every major intelligence agency in the world. Despite being in major hot water with his former colleagues, Kendig refuses to get in line he's having too much fun. Set to the sounds of Mozart, this light hearted send up of the paranoid dramas of it's era is an expertly crafted, singular take on the spy movie.
The inimitable comic team of Walter Matthau and Glenda Jackson star in this nimble tale of international intrigue from master British filmmaker Ronald Neame. Based on Brian Garfield's best-selling novel, the blithe thriller centers on Miles Kending (Matthau), a disillusioned retired CIA agent who, with the help of a chic and savvy Viennese widow (Jackson), threatens to publish his memoirs and expose the innermost secrets of every major intelligence agency in the world. Despite being in major hot water with his former colleagues, Kendig refuses to get in line he's having too much fun. Set to the sounds of Mozart, this light hearted send up of the paranoid dramas of it's era is an expertly crafted, singular take on the spy movie.
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 - Hopscotch (Criterion Collection)

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Format: Blu-Ray
Label: CCIN
Rel. Date: 08/15/2017
UPC: 715515202510

Hopscotch (Criterion Collection)
Format: Blu-Ray
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The inimitable comic team of Walter Matthau and Glenda Jackson star in this nimble tale of international intrigue from master British filmmaker Ronald Neame. Based on Brian Garfield's best-selling novel, the blithe thriller centers on Miles Kending (Matthau), a disillusioned retired CIA agent who, with the help of a chic and savvy Viennese widow (Jackson), threatens to publish his memoirs and expose the innermost secrets of every major intelligence agency in the world. Despite being in major hot water with his former colleagues, Kendig refuses to get in line he's having too much fun. Set to the sounds of Mozart, this light hearted send up of the paranoid dramas of it's era is an expertly crafted, singular take on the spy movie.
        
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