The Remaker: The Manchurian Candidate 1962 vs. 2004

The Manchurian Candidate (1962) is a thrilling story about the machinations of global politics in an era fraught with overblown fears of a Communist takeover. Join Alternating Line for a look at whether the 2004 remake stays true to the absurdity of the original, and whether or not Jonathan Demme succeeded in making his film stand on its own.


Criterion Collection


Remakes


Drama/Mystery


Political Thriller


Jonathan Demme