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The Spanish Prisoner Review

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  • 4.0

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  • 75

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    ReelViews James Berardinelli

    The Spanish Prisoner is for anyone who likes to think and feel along with the characters.

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  • 83

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    Entertainment Weekly Ty Burr

    For once, too, David Mamet the director outshines David Mamet the writer.

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  • 88

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    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    The Spanish Prisoner resembles Alfred Hitchcock in the way that everything takes place in full view, on sunny beaches and in brightly lit rooms, with attractive people smilingly pulling the rug out from under the hero and revealing the abyss.

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