Released on December 11 of 1955 in the USA, "The Prisoner" (also known as "Prigioniero, Il") is a Drama film directed by Peter Glenville , starring Alec Guinness, Jack Hawkins, Wilfrid Lawson, Kenneth Griffith, Jeanette Sterke and Ronald Lewis.
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Who directed "The Prisoner":
The Prisoner was directed by Peter Glenville, an English actor, director, producer, and writer.
What was the release date of "The Prisoner":
The Prisoner was initally released in the United States on Sunday, December 11, 1955.. This was sixty-three (63) years ago.
It has been released on Tuesday, April 19, 1955 in the United Kingdom and on Friday, February 20, 1959 in Germany.
Who is at the casting of "The Prisoner":
At the casting of The Prisoner we find Alec Guinness, previously seen in To Paris with Love (1955) and Father Brown (1954); Jack Hawkins (The Seekers (1954), Front Page Story (1954)); Wilfrid Lawson (Fanny by Gaslight (1944), The Night Has Eyes (1942)) [ more... ]
What is the Storyline of "The Prisoner":
In an unnamed East European country that has recently come under Communist tyranny in place of Nazi tyranny, a Cardinal (Alec Guinness) is falsely accused of treason. The Interrogator (Jack Hawkins), an old friend of the Cardinal's, is given the task of persuading him to make a public confession of treason.
The Interrogator eventually breaks though by showing how the Cardinal became a priest to escape from his childhood. To purge his sin, in the show trial the Cardinal confesses to every lie of which [...]
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