The Boys from Brazil

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The Boys from Brazil ★★½ 1978 (R)

Based on Ira Levin's novel, a thriller about Dr. Josef Mengele endeavoring to reconstitute the Nazi movement from his Brazilian sanctuary by cloning a brood of boys from Hitler's genes. 123m/C VHS, DVD . Gregory Peck, James Mason, Laurence Olivier, Uta Hagen, Steve Guttenberg, Denholm Elliott, Lilli Palmer; D: Franklin J. Schaffner; W: Heywood Gould; C: Henri Decae; M: Jerry Goldsmith. Natl. Bd. of Review '78: Actor (Olivier).