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Modesty Blaise


A popular British comic strip series served as inspiration for this light-hearted espionage adventure, which if nothing else certainly shows the marks of its origins in the mid-1960s. A large departure for director Joseph Losey, better known for brooding interpretations of Harold Pinter works ([[Feature~V43773~The Servant~theservant]], [[Feature~V686~Accident~theaccident]]), the film is emphatically bright and colorful, taking on at times a nearly psychedelic feel. The strangeness is emphasized by the...more