The team starts to suffer heavy losses after she has joined them. It should be compulsory viewing and it will reward any serious viewer with endless insights over repeated viewings. The ultimate revelation of the collaborator's identity settles the issue of whether the couple can be enemies or lovers. On the approach I see severe back-end damage on the left-hand side. Critics of the film point to a muddled and sometimes unbelievable unravelling of the plot. An exasperating movie, with facetious, halting dialogue leaving whole sequences feeling half-finished--and Winger's character without much personality.
You will receive a weekly newsletter full of movie-related tidbits, articles, trailers, even the occasional streamable movie. In a film in which nothing is sure, there's one thing you can count on, and that's thrills. Colonel Pieter Deventer of Dutch intelligence agrees that she may train to join a team in the resistance movement, led by resistance leader The Scarf. Dutch intelligence agent Pieter Deventer is ordered to keep an eye on suspected collaborator Fran Seelers. The film makes war look exactly like the mad nightmare that it actually is, because it is well shot and there is nothing faked in it. Filming took place in late 1953 and early 1954, on location in Holland and England.
Mature, it has taken the audience through such a lengthy and tedious amount of detail that it has not only frayed all possible tension, but it has aggravated patience as well. Simply, movies may equal, but they will never better this one. One was the heavy-handed way in which the plot sets up Winger for danger. When the Russians find out they take the Mayors Daughter and then the real games begin. Leave the formation to me. What did you do that for Bobby? After a car crash, Jamie, 30, comes to, locked in a room at a factory. A man wearing a ski mask comes into the room and tells her that she must help him find her husband who has stolen millions from his boss.
She too is betrayed, somehow; she thought that genocide wouldn't just be mass murder, by drunks. » Federal agent Debra Winger goes undercover in rural Texas as a combine operator, infiltrating a group of down-home guys and their families in the hopes of linking them to white supremacy and the murder of a shock-talk radio host. In that film you will see none of the events or characters that are shown in Betrayed. Carla Van Oven becomes an allied spy for the British intelligence in The Netherlands during World War 2, although she is suspected of having cooperated with the Germans in the past. Gable looks like he's just going through the motions and the cast follows suit.
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Throwing caution to the wind, she falls in love with Simmons, a veteran who appears to command the respect of the local community. Mature looks as bored as Gable, though he does try to invest his part with some of that heavy lidded beefcake charm he was known for. He brings her audio tapes made in their apartment demanding she figure out how her husband was communicating with an accomplice. Betrayed was the fourth - and final - movie in which Gable played opposite Turner, and their third pairing set during. A short while later, her suspicions are aroused by talk of family secrets and as more chilling events unfold, Katie is exposed to the fact that Gary is the leader of a group involved in heinous, often gut-wrenching, acts of racial violence. One of these three is a traitor, a person responsible for several failed missions of the resistance. Can she force herself to believe that she has been betrayed - and then what? His desire to share his hidden life creates some of the weirdest scenes in the film, because there is such an ironic tension between the ultraright paramilitary organization he belongs to and the pop psychology of his language when he explains that they must be open with each other and share the things that are important.
The musical score was by and , and the cinematography by. Amanda Gusack does an incredible job. This kidnapping film will kidnap your heart, hold your brain hostage, and take your nerves for ransom. How can this be true? Club members also get access to our members-only section on RogerEbert. Gable is a member of the Dutch army in exile which is part of the overall allied army that will shortly be invading cross channel. Turner is an agent that he has recruited of whose loyalties he has some qualms about and Mature is a reckless Dutch resistance leader.
What bothered me were two other elements. When he's caught stealing money or dicking some jailbait? To fix the problem he accepts an offer to set up the Russians and open the door for the Cartel. Within the next few weeks, several underground operatives are captured and shot, and it begins to look as though Deventer's suspicions concerning Seelers are correct, though he is strongly drawn to her. Over and over, I found myself asking why the Winger character, who is so intelligent, makes such stupid decisions in the film, inspiring her own betrayal. Her son, a diabetic, is missing. Vistarama exhibited; justin rival of power, spy role for widmark. Clark Gable walks past a crowd 1953 The film was at one stage known as The True and the Brave, with mentioned as a possible star.
. Melissa George stars as Jamie Taylor, a young mother who mysteriously wakes up as a captive of a very dangerous crime syndicate. There is a certain chemistry between them right from the start, and when she establishes a rapport with his two children, they begin to fall in love. In too deep, Katie pleads with boss and mentor Michael Carnes to release her from the assignment, but he refuses, instead turning the screw on her mixed loyalties. Can Jamie unravel the clues about her husband's secret life before times runs out? Written by Trivia When Lana Turner did not turn up on the appointed date for wardrobe fittings in London because she was honeymooning with Lex Barker, the studio contemplated replacing her with either Ava Gardner or Jennifer Jones. Turner is somewhat interesting as the femme fatale of ambiguous loyalties. Jamie is certain it's a mistake.