The Mask of Dimitrios
The Mask of Dimitrios is a 1944 American film noir directed by Jean Negulesco and written by Frank Gruber, based on the 1939 novel of the same title written by Eric Ambler (in the United States, it was published as A Coffin for Dimitrios).
In 1938, the Dutch mystery writer Cornelius Leyden is visiting Istanbul. A fan, Colonel Haki of the Turkish police, believes that Leyden would be interested in the story of Dimitrios Makropoulos, whose body was just washed up on the beach. Leyden is so fascinated by what Haki tells of the dead criminal that he becomes determined to learn more.
|contentLocation||Greece Istanbul Switzerland|
|keywords||assassination attempt betray gamble government official hotel room learning the truth lose mystery writer on the beach overcome shoot smuggling ring sordid life steal wound|
|theme||film noir mystery thriller psychological thriller|