The Man Upstairs

  • 1958
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Drama

A superb performance from Attenborough is at the core of this character study. He is cast as a former scientist who accidentally causes the death of his fiancee's brother. Stricken with an overwhelming guilt, Attenborough assumes a false identity and holes up in a seedy boarding house. One night he locks himself in his room and begins to crack up. The police...read more

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A superb performance from Attenborough is at the core of this character study. He is cast as a former scientist who accidentally causes the death of his fiancee's brother. Stricken with an overwhelming guilt, Attenborough assumes a false identity and holes up in a seedy boarding house. One

night he locks himself in his room and begins to crack up. The police are called in and a variety of sentiments are elicited from among the tenants.

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  • Review: A superb performance from Attenborough is at the core of this character study. He is cast as a former scientist who accidentally causes the death of his fiancee's brother. Stricken with an overwhelming guilt, Attenborough assumes a false identity and holes… (more)

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