peteg's blog - noise - movies - 2015 04 07 TheYoungLions

The Young Lions

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Meh, apart from Brando, and the occasional spark thrown by Barbara Rush and Dean Martin. Modulo the anti-semitism aimed at Montgomery Clift by his fellow American soldiers, the Nazis do all the heavy lifting; perhaps the Japanese were too hard to humanize in 1958. The young Lee Van Cleef looks weird; perhaps he's too fidgety.