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The Eternal Mask

Die ewige Maske

Directed by Werner Hochbaum
Switzerland, Austria, 1935


in a Basel clinic, Dumartin, an idealistic young doctor, has developed a serum for meningitis. Following the death of a patient on whom he has tried out the serum, Dumartin attempts suicide. Saved at the brink of death, he begins to suffer a split personality.

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The Eternal Mask Directed by Werner Hochbaum

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

1935 | Winner: Best Psychological Film

National Board of Review

1937 | 2 wins including: Best Foreign Film