Trapped by a loveless marriage, a harridan mother-in-law, and a stifling job, Mathias Pascal (Ivan Mosjoukine) reaches his limit when his mother and young daughter die on the same day. Fleeing to Monte Carlo, Mathias wins a fortune at the casino and returns home to find he's been declared dead, giving him the chance to start a new life. Director Marcel L'Herbier's stylized and dreamlike drama, based on a Pirandello novel, also stars Marcelle Pradot, Michel Simon. AKA: "The Living Dead Man." 170 min. Standard; Soundtrack: music score. Silent with music score.