House by the River 1950
Set at the beginning of the 20th century, House by the River plays like a kind of gothic murder romance. A struggling, but snide and hard-drinking writer Stephen Byrne tries to seduce his pretty new maid and accidentally strangles her. He convinces his decent and physically disabled brother John to help him get rid of the corpse. Unfortunately, the body comes back up and floats by the house days later.
Byrne, who uses the woman's disappearance and killing for publicity for his books, realizes that his brother is the one who is going to be accused of the crime. Meanwhile, he begins writing a book about the crime in another attempt to cash in on the scandal. His wife and brother begin to fall in love, despite the fact that he has become the prime suspect.

DVD9 + DVD5 | PAL 4:3 | 01:24:43 | 4.73 Gb + 4.35 Gb + 3% rec
Language: English
Subtitles: Francais
Genre: Crime, Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller

Director: Fritz Lang
Cast: Louis Hayward, Lee Bowman, Jane Wyatt
Country: USA

-- Fritz Lang interviewed by William Friedkin (English with optional French subtitles, 47 min.)
-- Interview with Pierre Rissient (French only, 25 min.)
-- Interview with Patrick Brion (French only, 26 min.)
-- Filmography
-- Image Galleries

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