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The Man Between


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  • [Ivo] dies in the buffer zone between the two sides, destroyed by his inability to be one thing or the other: good or bad, West or East... The obvious symbolism can only suffer in comparison with the sublimely enigmatic ending of The Third Man; it is more straightforward tragedy than understated irony. The Man Between’s musical score reflects this: instead of the dry wit of a zither it has a haunting, mournful saxophone motif that suits both the wintry atmosphere and the film’s romantic heart.