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Any Man's Death

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Any Man's Death

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
performer:
John Savage, Ernest Borgnine, Mia Sara, William Hickey
director:
Tom Clegg
distributor:
Prism Home Video

We gave it a D

This barely released thriller, Any Man’s Death, offers one dunderheaded miscasting coup after another. Waspy John Savage plays a Jewish reporter from New York, and William Hickey trots out his Prizzi’s Honor act as a Mengele-like Nazi whom Savage discovers living in Namibia. Oddest of all is that old baked ham Ernest Borgnine, here playing a retired SS officer. Trying hard for a German accent, Ernie ends up sounding like a Mexican bandito. As usual, the lovely Mia Sara has nothing to do and does it gracefully. D