World soundtrack awards
The Ipcress File
Archived: The Ipcress File (1965)

director: Sidney J. Furie

composer: John Barry
With: Michael Caine, Nigel Green, Guy Doleman, a.o.

duration: 109 minutes
Thriller, Mystery

Film Fest Gent - The Ipcress File

This is Michael Caine's most iconic silver screen appearance, as the myopic spy Harry Palmer. The many unusual camera angles incorporated by director Sidney J. Furie typify the sensationalist approach that was to become the trademark of that era's fashionable style of filming. The memorable score by the great John Barry draws on a single, obsessive theme for the cimbalom.


director: Sidney J. Furie
composer: John Barry
producer: Harry Saltzman
screenplay: W.H. Canaway & James Doran
Editor: Peter R. Hunt
Cinematography: Otto Heller

production company: The Rank Organisation vorm

More info

dialogue: English, Albanian
subtitles: no subt
Country: United Kingdom
year: 1965


SIDNEY J. FURIE (1933): A Dangerous Age (1957), A Cool Sound from Hell (1959), Night of Passion (1960), The Snake Woman (1961), Three on a Spree (1961), Doctor Blood's Coffin (1961), Wonderful to Be Young! (1961), The Boys (1962), Swingers' Paradise (1964), The Leather Boys (1964), The Ipcress File (1965), The Appaloosa (1966), The Naked Runner (1967), The Lawyer (1970), Little Fauss and Big Halsy (1970), Lady Sings the Blues (1972), Hit! (1973), Sheila Levine… Show more

Technical Specs

format: DCP
frame: 1:2,35


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