Paris, 1911. Andre du Monde, director of a famous horror theater, has married a young girl from the country. As a child, Andre experienced something terrible. Now he can't be close to anyone except by frightening them.
His wife is frightened too. Because Andre keeps telling her she's going to poison him…
Alexander von Reisden, doctor to the mad and Andre's friend, seems to have outlived his own terrible past. He has a wife and a son, and work he loves. But now he has to help Andre, or lose everything.
A man in love, a man afraid…a fight against terrible odds…a cursed film, a cursed love, and the shadows of war…A Citizen of the Country.