About

In order to help bring Nazis to justice, U.S. government agent T.R. Devlin recruits Alicia Huberman, the American daughter of a convicted German war criminal, as a spy. As they begin to fall for one another, Alicia is instructed to win the affections of Alexander Sebastian, a Nazi hiding out in Brazil. When Sebastian becomes serious about his relationship with Alicia, the stakes get higher, and De...

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Directed by

Alfred Hitchcock

Written by

Ben Hecht (Screenplay)
Alfred Hitchcock (Screenplay)
John Taintor Foote (Author)
Clifford Odets (Dialogue)

Runtime

103 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

Notorious woman of affairs . . . Adventurous man of the world

Cast

Keywords

daughter poison nazi fbi suspense patriotism film noir love at first sight espionage atomic bomb millionaire marriage proposal undercover rio de janeiro wine cellar staircase intoxication

Photos

Lists

#129 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

#147 on Empire's 500 Greatest Movies Of All Time Empire

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Steven Jay Schneider

#86 on AFI's 100 years...100 passions AFI

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Actor in a Supporting Role Claude Rains

Oscar nomination for Best Writing, Original Screenplay Ben Hecht