Film, Thrillers
Espionage thriller in which Peck is an American professor adrift in a tourist-eye England, coping with mysterious hieroglyphs, sinister Arabs, and an ambiguous Loren. Much flashier than Donen's earlier Charade (also scripted by Peter Stone, alias Pierre Marton) and very sub-Hitchcock.

By: TM

Release details

Duration: 118 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Stanley Donen
Screenwriter: Julian Mitchell, Stanley Price, Peter Stone
Cast: Gregory Peck
Sophia Loren
Kieron Moore
George Coulouris
Carl Duering
Alan Badel

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The cliche of 'stylish" to describe this boring thriller...Hitchcock's TOPAZ was a clunky thriller with no style. The most unbelievable parts of ARABESQUE involve the leader of a 1960s Arab nation being pro-democracy, with Gregory Peck even saying how much he admires him, and sexpot Sophia Loren as an Arab woman!