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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Alan Arkin
Vanessa Redgrave
Robert Duvall
Nicol Williamson
Directors
Herbert Ross
Screenwriters
Nicholas Meyer
Running Time
113 minutes

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Plot
Concerned by Sherlock Holmes’ growing addiction to cocaine, Dr Watson persuades him to consult Sigmund Freud in Vienna and the pair unite to rescue psychology patient Lola Deveraux from kidnappers and Professor Moriarty from Holmes's misguided obsession.


Verdict
Nice to look at and with a more than decent cast, this is interesting rather than entertaining.


Reviewed by David Parkinson

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