An American novelist arrives in post-war Vienna at the invitation of an old classmate, only to find that he has recently died in mysterious cirumstances. Leading man Joseph Cotten resolves to discover what really happened to his friend, unravelling the thick plot of Carol Reed's classic thriller against a striking background of monochrome Viennese streets.
Released on the 1949-09-03
German, English, Russian
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1940s, Accident, Accidental Death, Acting, Actor, Assassination, Bande, Best Friends, Betrayal, Black Market, Brawl, British Army, Café, Caretaker, Cemetery, Chase, Coffin, Community, Death of a friend, Escape, Faked Death, Friendship, Hospital, Investigation, Labyrinth, Love, Male Friends, Matter of Life and Death, Observer, Occupation, Occupied Zone, Occupying Power, Old Friends, Penicillin, Postwar Period, Prater, Red Army, Research, Schwarzhandel, Second World War, Sewerage, Smuggler, Smuggling, Soulmates, Tunnel, Vienna, Warsaw Bloc, Writer, Writing
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