The Third Man

© Studio Canal / Arthaus

Studio Canal / Arthaus

The Vienna of the post-war years, a romping place for underworlders, racketeers, house masters (Messrs Siegfried Breuer, Ernst Deutsch, Erich Ponto, Paul Hörbiger), oblique to the last shot and immensely exciting. Graham Greene wrote an original story especially for the cinema. A film that can be watched anew at every new screening.
Running time: 104 minutes
Directed by: Carol Reed
Country/Year: GB/1949
Cast members: Joseph Cotten, Alida Valli, Orson Welles, Trevor Howard, Bernard Lee, Ernst Deutsch, Siegfried Breuer, Erich Ponto