Cinema Capitol will continue its “Hitchcock: Buried but Alive” series with the movie TURN CURTAIN from Friday, December 7-Thursday, December 13.
The “Hitchcock: Buried but Alive” series was created last December and presents the lesser-known works of the eminent director Alfred Hitchcock, whose directing career spanned six decades. The movies selected for this series are rarely screened in theaters.
In this 1966 thriller written by Brian Moore, American physicist Michael Armstrong (Paul Newman) shocks his friends and family by defecting to East Germany to work with the Soviets during the height of the Cold War. Even his fiancée (Julie Andrews) is surprised by the move, but when she follows him behind the Iron Curtain, she discovers that her husband-to-be isn’t a spy, but a double agent working to discover Soviet nuclear secrets. As they plot a way to escape back to America, his cover is blown, putting both of their lives in jeopardy. The movie also stars Lila Kedrova, Wolfgand Kieling, and Ludwig Donath.