Funeral in Berlin

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Funeral in Berlin ★★★ 1966 (R)

Second of the Caine/Harry Palmer espionage films (following up “Ipcress File”), in which the deadpan antihero British secret serviceman arranges the questionable defection of a Russian colonel (Homolka). Good look at the spy biz and postwar Berlin. Based on the novel by Len Deighton. “Billion Dollar Brain” continues the series. 102m/C VHS, DVD . Michael Caine, Eva Renzi, Oscar Homolka, Paul (Christian) Hubschmid, Guy Doleman, Hugh Burden; D: Guy Hamilton; W: Evan Jones; C: Otto Heller; M: Konrad Elfers.

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