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Fritz Lang United States, 1946

Diderot's rating of the film Cloak and Dagger

An overlooked Lang spy pic, and I think better than the more widely known "Man Hunt". The fight scene between Gary Cooper and the fascist hound is a marvelous moment, though perhaps a bit too hokey and wrapped-up when the kid and his mother enter (the last-minute cover-up cliché). I also think Lilli Palmer's character goes through too much of a change after being around Cooper, suddenly all starry-eyed and dreamy.