Whirlpool

Whirlpool (1950)

Genres - Crime, Drama, Mystery-Suspense, Romance, Thriller  |   Sub-Genres - Film Noir, Psychological Thriller Film  |   Release Date - Jan 1, 1950  |   Run Time - 98 min.  |   Countries - United States of America  |   MPAA Rating - TV-PG
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Whirlpool is a 1949 film noir thriller directed by Otto Preminger and written by Ben Hecht and Andrew Solt, adapted from Guy Endore's novel Methinks the Lady. The film stars Gene Tierney, Richard Conte, José Ferrer and Charles Bickford, and features Constance Collier in her final film role. Due to anti-British statements Hecht had recently made regarding their involvement in Israel, UK prints of the film replaced his credit with a pseudonym, Lester Barstow. The drama combines crime drama with psychological thriller (the heroine is controlled by a murderous hypnotist) and melodrama, as the central character's marriage is threatened. Four years later, Conte starred in The Blue Gardenia, which has a strikingly similar plot, but replaces the psycho-analysis angle with a more straight-forward procedural storyline.

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Hypnosis, Hypnotist, Kleptomania, Psychoanalyst, Shoplifting

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Narrative Location: Los Angeles

Alternate Titles

A Ladra
BR
Afgrond
BE
Damen bedyrar
SE
Dilemma
, US
Frau am Abgrund
AT
Gizli Düşman
TR
Gouffre
BE
Hypnotisøren
NO
Il segreto di una donna
IT
Le mystérieux docteur Korvo
FR
Maelstrom
RO
Malstrømmen
DK
Methinks the Lady
, US
Näkymätön vastustaja
FI
O gremos
GR
Örvény
HU
Torbellino
MX
Turbilhão
PT
Vorágine
ES
Vrtlog
YU
Whirlpool
AU, CA, GB, US
Wir
PL
Водоворот
, RU
Водовъртеж
BG