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Brainwashed (1960)

103 min | Drama, War

In 1938 Austria shortly after the Nazi occupation, a prominent Viennese intellectual, Werner von Basil, is arrested for smuggling art treatures out of the country and imprisoned by the Gestapo in a hotel room without any mental sustence of...See moreIn 1938 Austria shortly after the Nazi occupation, a prominent Viennese intellectual, Werner von Basil, is arrested for smuggling art treatures out of the country and imprisoned by the Gestapo in a hotel room without any mental sustence of any kind to break him down to make him talk while a young ballerina, named Irene Adreny whom is the lover of the SS officer Berger playing mind games on von Basil, tries to intervene and help the poor intellectual keep his mind intact. Written by Anonymous See less
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Stefan Zweig (novel) | Harold Medford (screenplay) | Gerd Oswald (screenplay) | Herbert Reinecker (screenplay)
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Updated Sep 2, 1960

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Jun 25, 1961 (United States)

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19 cast members
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Curd Jürgens
Werner von Basil Werner von Basil   See fewer
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Claire Bloom
Irene Andreny Irene Andreny   See fewer
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Hansjörg Felmy
Hans Berger Hans Berger   See fewer
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Mario Adorf
Mirko Centowic Mirko Centowic   See fewer
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Albert Bessler
Scientist Scientist   See fewer
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Rudolf Forster
Hotel Manager Hotel Manager   See fewer
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Alan Gifford
Mac Iver Mac Iver   See fewer
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Jan Hendriks
First Officer First Officer   See fewer
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Albert Lieven
Hartmann Hartmann   See fewer
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Harald Maresch
Ballet Master Ballet Master   See fewer
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Karel Stepanek
Baranow Baranow   See fewer
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Wolfgang Wahl
Moonface Moonface   See fewer
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Hans Söhnker
Bishop Ambrosse Bishop Ambrosse   See fewer
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Rainer Brandt
First Officer (voice) (uncredited) First Officer (voice) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Rijk de Gooyer
Berger's Secretary (uncredited) Berger's Secretary (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Dietl
Steward (uncredited) Steward (uncredited)   See fewer
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Susanne Körber-Harlan
Young Lady (uncredited) Young Lady (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dorothea Wieck
Countess (uncredited) Countess (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.9 / 10 | 476 votes