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The Prisoner of Zenda

Directed by Rex Ingram
United States, 1922
Silent

Synopsis

When the king is drugged and abducted by his ambitious brother, a lookalike relative must take his place to keep the evil sibling off the throne.

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The Prisoner of Zenda Directed by Rex Ingram

Critics reviews

This is less a swashbuckler than a psychological quest, where a hero seeks his identity through a maze of alter egos. The brooding Castle of Zenda, which dominates the action, smacks less of Gothic horror than of Franz Kafka. Artistically and emotionally, Zenda is a deeply disturbed film.
September 07, 2015
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