The Holcroft Covenant

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The Holcroft Covenant ★★ 1985 (R)

Based upon the complex Robert Ludlum novel. Details the efforts of a man trying to release a secret fund that his Nazi father humanistically set up to relieve the future sufferings of Holocaust survivors. Confusing, and slow, but interesting, nonetheless. 112m/C VHS, DVD . GB Michael Caine, Victoria Tennant, Anthony Andrews, Lilli Palmer, Mario Adorf, Michael (Michel) Lonsdale; D: John Frankenheimer; W: Edward Anhalt, John Hopkins, George Axelrod.