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The Statement (2003)

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Details Limited Release: Dec 12, 2003; Rated: R; Length: 120 Minutes; Genres: Drama, Historical, Mystery and Thriller; With: Michael Caine and Tilda Swinton; Distributor: Sony Pictures Classics

''The Pianist'''s Oscar-winning screenwriter, Ronald Harwood, adapted Brian Moore's novel about a former Nazi executioner (Michael Caine) who has lived for decades sheltered by right-wingers within the Catholic Church. When his crimes come to light, he finds himself on the run as police investigators and hitmen pursue him throughout France. ''The Hurricane'''s Norman Jewison directs.

Originally posted Aug 11, 2003