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The Infiltrator is a 1995 American thriller drama film directed by John Mackenzie based on the book In Hitler's Shadow: An Israeli's Journey Inside Germany's Neo-Nazi Movement by Yaron Svoray and Nick Taylor about an Israeli freelance journalist who travels to Germany in the early 1990s and uncovers a dangerously pervasive underground Neo-Nazi faction with the intent to bring Nazism back to the forefront in Germany.[1][2] It stars Oliver Platt ,Arliss Howard, Tony Haygarth, Julian Glover and Michael Byrne.

The Infiltrator
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Written byYaron Svoray &
Nick Taylor (book In Hitler's Shadow),
Robert J. Avrech &
Guy Andrews (story),
Guy Andrews (teleplay)
Directed byJohn Mackenzie
StarringOliver Platt
Arliss Howard
Tony Haygarth
Alan King
Julian Glover
Music byHal Lindes
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
CinematographyMick Coulter
Editor(s)Graham Walker
Running time92 minutes
Production company(s)HBO Showcase
Original releaseJune 24, 1995 (1995-06-24)

The film was released on June 24, 1995 on HBO.[3] Upon release, it received mixed to positive reviews.[citation needed] It was final film under HBO Showcase banner before it renamed on HBO NYC Productions in 1996.



Original airingEdit

The film originally aired on HBO on June 24, 1995.


  1. ^ Endrst, James (June 19, 1995). "HBO's `Infiltrator' A Compelling Thriller". Hartford Courant. Retrieved September 21, 2018.
  2. ^ Wyden, Peter (January 22, 1995). "In Search of Neo-Nazis : IN HITLER'S SHADOW: An Israeli's Amazing Journey Inside Germany's Neo-Nazi Movement, By Yaron Svoray and Nick Taylor". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved September 21, 2018.
  3. ^ Taylor, Jonathan (June 23, 1995). "The Infiltrator". Variety. Retrieved September 21, 2018.

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