Joseph L. Mankiewicz – 5 Fingers [+Extras] (1952)


Synopsis (possible spoilers):

“Based on a true story. In neutral Turkey during WWII, the ambitious and extremely efficient valet for the British ambassador tires of being a servant and forms a plan to promote himself to rich gentleman of leisure. His employer has many secret documents; he will photograph them, and with the help of a refugee Countess, sell them to the Nazis. When he makes a certain amount of money, he will retire to South America with the Countess as his wife.”
– Ken Yousten (IMDb)

Extras (in French):

“Vanites”, analysis by Jean Douchet:

“De Bazna a Diello, de la realite a la fiction”, analysis by Pascal Merigeau:


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