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3.4
64 Ratings

Daniel

Directed by Sidney Lumet
United Kingdom, United States, 1983
Drama

Synopsis

The fictionalized story of Daniel, the son of Paul and Rochelle Isaacson, who were executed as Soviet spies in the 1950s.

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Daniel Directed by Sidney Lumet

Critics reviews

Daniel" is not boring, although it can be heavy-handed, if less so than Mr. Lumet’s 1965 adaptation of “The Pawnbroker.” (It is also more skillfully edited.) The director wears his heart on his sleeve: No Hollywood movie has ever more fully dramatized what Vivian Gornick termed “the romance of American Communism,” nor employed more untranslated Yiddish.
September 18, 2015
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