Loophole

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This pedestrian bank heist 'thriller', with its resolutely old-fashioned air bolstered by the token presence of an American star (Sheen) and the crushing earnestness with which everyone else approaches their hackneyed roles as if they were fresh-minted, was released to critical and box-office responses of consensual indifference. London's sewers (though which the bank is approached, and which are of course menaced by a rainstorm flood) don't have quite the cinematic resonance of LA's storm drains, and only tend to throw the mind even further back and off course to numerous POW tunnel movies.

Release details

Duration: 105 mins

Cast and crew

Director: John Quested
Screenwriter: Jonathan Hales
Cast: Albert Finney
Martin Sheen
Susannah York
Colin Blakely
Jonathan Pryce
Robert Morley
Alfred Lynch
Christopher Guard
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