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The McKenzie Break, 1970

The McKenzie Break
Directed by: Lamont Johnson
Written by: William Norton
Language:  English, German
Country:  Ireland, UK
Runtime:  108 min
MPAA Rating:  PG
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The mood of The McKenzie Break is rough and suspenseful. The plot centers around a prison breakout, captivity, and prison life. It is a drama, action, and war movie. In approach, The McKenzie Break is serious and realistic. It takes place, at least partly, in a prison. The setting is Scotland. The McKenzie Break happens in the 20th century. It is based on a book.

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A British intelligence agent investigates an impending escape by a group of unruly German prisoners... more

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Language: English, German
Country: Ireland, UK
Release date: 12 January 1971
Runtime: 108 min

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Brian Keith Brian Keith As Capt. Jack Connor
Helmut Griem Helmut Griem As Kapitänleutnant Willi Schlüter
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Entertaining, but kind of pointless POW escape tale gets a few things right: good performances (though Brian Keith's Irish accent is fairly inconsistent and mumbly), realistic action, and, as a nice touch, the German POWs actually speak to each...
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