High Wall

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High Wall

asylum film noir brain injury

High Wall

Release Date: December 17, 1947

Year    :   1947
Slogan    :   «So tense! So taut! It closes in on you like a high wall!»
Genres    :   Crime, Drama
Production Companies    :   Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Director    :   Curtis Bernhardt
Producers    :   
Writers    :   Sydney Boehm, Lester Cole, Alan R. Clark, Alan R. Clark, Bradbury Foote, Bradbury Foote
RunTime    :   99 mins.

Steven Kenet, suffering from a recurring brain injury, appears to have strangled his wife. Having confessed, he's committed to an understaffed county asylum full of pathetic inmates. There, Dr. Ann Lorrison is initially skeptical about Kenet's story and reluctance to undergo treatment. But against her better judgement, she begins to doubt his guilt.

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