A fine film overall, if a wee bit pretentious, A DOUBLE LIFE explores the schizoid personality of a gifted stage actor whose despair and murderous moods come during his portrayal of Othello. Colman is a much-respected gentleman actor who specializes in classical drama. His courtly manners
and winning charm endear him to one and all, including his ex-wife, Hasso, who loves him but fears that his cruel streak will once again take over his otherwise stable personality. Winters, a buxom, steamy waitress, is attracted to Colman but soon learns that he is capable of violence. Losing all
touch with reality, Colman believes he is actually the terrible Moor he is portraying...