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Le Trou (1960)
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Starring: Andre Bevril, Michel Constantin, J. Paul Coquelin, Jean Keraudy, Philippe Leroy, Raymond Meunier, Marc Michel, Eddy Rasimi, Catherine Spaak
Director: Jacques Becker
Category: Avant Garde, Foreign, Classics, Suspense / Mystery, Classics, Special
Studio: Criterion
Subtitles:
English
Length:
131 mins

 
 

 

In a Paris prison cell, five inmates use every ounce of their tenacity and ingenuity in an elaborate attempt to tunnel to freedom.Based on the novel by Jose Giovanni, Jacques Becker's Le Trou (The Hole) balances lyrical humanism with a tense, unshakable air of imminent danger.

 
 
   
   

 
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