Portrait from Life (1948) - Rotten Tomatoes

Portrait from Life (1948)





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In this British drama, an army officer finds himself fixated by a young woman's portrait. He becomes obsessed with locating her and travels to Germany. There he finds that she suffers amnesia. He attempts to help her get her memory back. The film was also known as Portrait from Life.


Guy Rolfe
as Major Lawrence
Mai Zetterling
as Lidia aka Hildegarde
Patrick Holt
as Ferguson
Herbert Lom
as Fritz Kottler Hendlemann
Robert Beatty
as Campbell Reid
Arnold Marlé
as Prof. Menzel
Thora Hird
as Mrs. Skinner
John Blythe
as Johnnie
George Thorpe
as Brigadier
Betty Lynne
as Interpreter
Nelly Arno
as Anna Skutetsky
Richard Molinas
as Man in Crowd with Anna
Donald Sinden
as Minor Role
Hugo Schuster
as Interpreter
Dorothea Glade
as Hildegard Schmidt
Peter Murray
as Lieutenant Keith
Don Gordon Bell
as Captain Roberts
Ernest Thesiger
as Bloomfield
Sam Kydd
as Army Truck Driver
Eric Pohlmann
as Search group leader
Anthony Steel
as Bridegroom
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All Critics (1)

As mediocre as its flash-back-within-flashback style.

March 26, 2019 | Full Review…

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