Germany in the early 1930s. Against the backdrop of the Nazis' rise, Hermann Hermann, a Russian émigré and chocolate magnate, goes slowly mad. It begins with his seating himself in a chair ... See full summary »
The lead central character portrayed by Dirk Bogarde had the same first and last name: "Hermann Hermann". In the source "Despair" ("Otchayanie") Russian novel by Vladimir Nabokov, the character does not have a repeated name, and is not called Hermann Hermann, but Hermann ... ...