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3.6
363 Ratings

Secret Beyond the Door

Directed by Fritz Lang
United States, 1948
Film noir

Synopsis

Bennett plays spoiled socialite Celia, who falls recklessly in love with the handsome but emotionally complex Mark Lamphere (Michael Redgrave). After their wedding, Celia becomes uncomfortably aware that Mark’s mild distrust of women is actually a deep-set, and potentially dangerous, hatred.

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Secret Beyond the Door Directed by Fritz Lang

Critics reviews

We (like many other devoted fans) could write a book about these paths through Secret Beyond the Door…—but Lang’s cinema also invites a less abstract, less cerebral response, mixing interpretation with playful free (re)association of its rich store of elements. Our audiovisual essay takes up this invitation.
September 01, 2014
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