A story about an English businessman in 1930s Germany who encounters a financier who has forged his career on greed, corruption and opportunism, rather than the traditional British principles of decency and fair play.
Brother + sister + lover. A triangle . . . A game of consequences. And the consequences were deadly in Nazi Germany.
Did You Know?
The film's composer, John Scott
, told in a 2016 interview conducted by Patrick Russ
, that Bernard Herrmann
wanted to score the film and when he found out Scott was, he felt the film was taken away from him (he had never been asked), so Herrman went about spreading vicious rumors about Scott. See more
German characters all speak British English to each other and to the English characters, with one exception. A boatman talks briefly with Kate in German. See more
"IT DON'T MEAN A THING (IF IT AIN'T GOT THAT SWING)'
Written by Irving Mills
Music by Duke Ellington See more