The Statement

  • The Statement
  • Michael Caine
  • Directed by Norman Jewison

Michael Caine fascinates as a Frenchman and Nazi collaborator — with a Cockney accent, yet — who's sheltered by the Catholic Church. But director Norman Jewison dodges the issues in the script by Ronald Harwood (The Pianist) to focus on cat-and-mouse chases that kill interest.

From The Archives Issue 370: May 27, 1982