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Directed by Orson Welles

United States 1946 95 mins.

Welles’ post-war thriller tackles Nazism head-on as UN War Crimes Inspector Wilson (Edward G. Robinson) searches for Welles’ fugitive Franz Kindler, an architect of the Holocaust now posing as a schoolteacher in small-town America. Kindler, now Charles Rankin, is married to the daughter of a Supreme Court justice and lives an unassuming life. But when Wilson releases Kindler’s former associate (Konstantin Shayne), the Nazi fugitive falls squarely in Wilson’s crosshairs. His secret double life is threatened with exposure, and he’ll do anything to keep it under wraps.