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Status: Released

Runtime: 89

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Language: en

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Content Score: 100

5.4/10 (4 votes)


A petty thief breaks into the home of a psychiatrist and gets caught in a web of a doctor who wishes to experiment on him and a doctor's wife who wishes to seduce him.


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Director: Joseph Losey
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Dirk Bogarde

Dirk Bogarde
as Frank Clemmons

Alexis Smith

Alexis Smith
as Glenda Esmond

Alexander Knox

Alexander Knox
as Dr. Clive Esmond

Hugh Griffith

Hugh Griffith
as The Inspector

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A review by John Chard

In this personality it's a tiger, a sleeping tiger.

The Sleeping Tiger is directed by Joseph Losey (using the alias Victor Hanbury) and adapted to screenplay by Derek Frye from the novel written by Maurice Moiseiwitswch. It stars Dirk Bogarde, Alexis Smith, Alexander Knox, Patricia McCarron, Maxine Audley and Hugh Griffith. Music is by Malcolm Arnold and cinematography by Harry Waxman.

When criminal Frank Clemmons (Bogarde) fails in his attempt to mug psychiatrist Dr. Clive Esmond (Knox), he is surprised to be invited to stay at the good doctor's house instead of going to prison. The do... read the rest.

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