Cinema: Cloning Around

THE BOYS FROM BRAZIL Directed by Franklin J. Schaffner Screenplay by Heywood Gould

What a peculiar order Josef Mengele, the evil Nazi scientist, gives to the aging party goons he has assembled in the great house in Paraguay: Kill 94 men, all of them petty civil servants scattered around the world, and kill them on or near their 65th birthdays as they occur over the next 2½ years. Still, true to their code, the Nazis obey his command unquestioningly.

At first Ezra Lieberman, who has devoted his life to hunting down war criminals, pays...

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