R | | Crime, Thriller
A graduate history student is unwittingly caught in the middle of an international conspiracy involving stolen diamonds, an exiled Nazi war criminal, and a rogue government agent.
Although not particularly a fan of William Goldman's original novel, Dustin Hoffman took the role so that he could work with John Schlesinger again (the two had previously collaborated on Midnight Cowboy (1969)). He had also heard that Al Pacino was interested in the role and wanted to beat him to it.
You're weak. Your father was weak in his way, your brother in his, now you in yours. You are all so predictable.
After Szell stabs himself, he slowly removes the knife, but there is no blood on the knife blade.
The ending credits scroll with Babe's jogging route as a backdrop.
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