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Premiering on October 5, 1978 in New York City, New York, the compelling, highly entertaining, and suspenseful “The Boys from Brazil,” was directed by Oscar winner Franklin J. Schaffner (Patton). Written for the screen by Heywood Gould (Trial by Jury), the film is based on the novel of the same name by best selling author, Ira Levin. The one hundred and twenty-five minute movie is a very interesting mixture of the genres of drama, sci-fi, and thriller.

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Beginning in South America, in Paraguay, a young Jewish man named Barry Kohler (Steve Guttenberg) is tracking and photographing the activities of former Nazis. He contacts famous Nazi hunter, Ezra Lieberman, a man he has already mailed packages to which contain photographic evidence that Nazis are present in the country. Lieberman assures Kohler that he is fully aware that former members of the Third Reich are in South America, but that if Kohler…

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