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The Stranger

Release Date: May 25, 1946

Run Time: 95 mins

Genre: Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

Color: Black and White

Country: USA

Director: Orson Welles

Stars: Orson Welles, Edward G Robinson, Loretta Young, Richard Long

 

Synopsis: The Stranger is a deeply fascinating noir thriller and the third directorial feature by Orson Welles. It's a post-war suspense film about an escaped Nazi who disguises himself as an ordinary high school teacher in a small town in Connecticut. An officer for the war crimes commission, Wilson (Edward G. Robinson), is tasked with tracking down Franz Kindler (Welles), a mastermind of the concentration camps who, in the aftermath of World War II, has erased all traces of his identity and settled into suburban conformity.

 

Format: Pro-Res, 23.98 fps, HD