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Plot: A pulp novelist travels to shadowy, postwar Vienna, only to find himself investigating the mysterious death of an old friend, a black-market opportunist.

Director: Carol Reed

Main Cast: Joseph Cotten, Alida Valli, Orson Welles, Trevor Howard,

Genres: Film-Noir, Mystery, Thriller

Language: English

Awards: 1949 - Cannes Film Festival Grand Prize (Carol Reed);
1950 - BAFTA Award for Best British Film;
1950 - National Board Review Award for Top Foreign Film;
1951 - Academy Award for Best Cinematography, Black-and-White (Robert Krasker)