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43 Ratings

The Suspect

Directed by Robert Siodmak
United States, 1944
Thriller, Drama


In 1902 London, unhappily married Philip Marshall meets young Mary Gray, who is unemployed and depressed. Their deepening friendship, though physically innocent, is discovered by Philip’s wife who threatens him with exposure and scandal, driving him to kill her.

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The Suspect Directed by Robert Siodmak

Critics reviews

Charles Laughton gives one of his finest performances as the warmhearted tobacconist driven to murder in THE SUSPECT… Director Robert Siodmak’s obsession with failed heroes turning to extreme actions is illustrated brilliantly in Laughton’s portrayal, where his dormant rage unburdens itself in moments that appear to startle even Laughton himself.
August 28, 2015
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