I Am Sebastian Ott

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I Am Sebastian Ott
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German film poster
German Ich bin Sebastian Ott
Directed by Willi Forst
Written by Axel Eggebrecht
Eberhard Keindorff
Produced byWilli Forst
Edited by Hans Wolff
Music by Theo Mackeben
Distributed byBavaria Film
Release date
  • 11 August 1939 (1939-08-11)
Running time
101 minutes

I Am Sebastian Ott (German : Ich bin Sebastian Ott) is a 1939 German crime film directed by Willi Forst and starring Forst, Gustav Diessl and Trude Marlen. [1] Some of the film was shot by the assistant director Viktor Becker.


The film's sets were designed by the art director Kurt Herlth and Werner Schlichting. It was shot partly at the Sievering Studios in Vienna. It premiered at the Gloria-Palast in Berlin shortly before the outbreak of the Second World War.

The plot revolves around art fraud with Forst playing the dual role of twins, one honest and the other corrupt.


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  1. von Dassanowsky, Robert (2005). Austrian Cinema: A History. Jefferson, NC: McFarland. p. 60. ISBN   0786420782.