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Time Out says

In its very idiosyncratic way, Spione beats Lang's three Mabuse pictures as his definitive vision of a criminal mastermind. The reason is probably that this film entirely lacks the socio-political overtones of the Mabuse trilogy: the exploits of the evil genius Haghi (Klein-Rogge) here represent criminality almost in the abstract, and plunge the movie into a delirium of disguises, deaths, double-motives, and labyrinthine tricks. The tone is somewhere between true pulp fiction and pure expressionism, and the result remains wholly thrilling.

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Release Details

  • Duration:14 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Fritz Lang
  • Screenwriter:Fritz Lang, Thea von Harbou
  • Cast:
    • Rudolf Klein-Rogge
    • Gerda Maurus
    • Willy Fritsch
    • Lupu Pick
    • Fritz Rasp
    • Lien Deyers
    • Craighall Sherry
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