Greta Garbo was one of the most prolific American actresses from the Golden Era of Hollywood. The three times Academy award nominee actress made her acting debut with the Swedish film ‘The Saga of Gosta Berling’. She caught the attention of Hollywood and made her American debut with the film ‘Torrent’, which helped her star in the film ‘Flesh and the Devil’. It was her third feature film and she became a huge star owing to its success.
This career breakthrough resulted in more roles and her career started growing at a fast pace with some notable films such as ‘Anna Christie’, ‘Romance’, ‘Mata Hari’, ‘Grand Hotel’ and ‘Camelle’. During the mid to late 30s, she was at the very peak of her career, and known mostly for the serious dramatic or romantic characters.
Before retiring at the young age of 35, she ventured into comedy, starring in two films ‘Ninotchka’ and ‘Two Faced Woman’. Some major Hollywood studios tried their best to bring her back on screen, but failed. During her glorious yet small career, Greta also appeared in some unsuccessful films such as ‘Anna Carenina’, ‘Anna Christie’, ‘Grand Hotel’ and ‘Camille’.
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Based on W. Somerset Maugham’s novel, the movie follows Katrin Koerber who has married Dr. Walter Fane, in spite of not being in love with him and moved to Hong Kong in search of an exciting life. Things take a complicated turn when she falls in love with Jack Townsend.
While running away from an abusive home and forced marriage, Susan Lenox falls in love with a kind stranger and begins to live with him in a nearby cabin. Caught once the stranger leaves, she flees again to become a dancer at a circus, eventually climbing the ladder to become a much sought after mistress. But what happens to her love? The stranger she has met in the rented cabin?
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