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Escape from East Berlin

1962

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  • Despite its Cold War clichés, “Escape From East Berlin” has thoughtful camera angles and builds in anguished suspense. With its drab, scarred film locations (actually in West Berlin) and nocturnal mises-en-scène, it synthesizes aspects of the films noirs that established Siodmak’s Hollywood reputation as well as his first movie, the collective production “People on Sunday.”