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The Hole (Le trou) (1960)

The Hole
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Michel Constantin Michel Constantin
Jo Cassine
Jean Keraudy Jean Keraudy
Roland Darban
Philippe Leroy Philippe Leroy
Manu Borelli
Raymond Meunier Raymond Meunier
Vossellin / Monseigneur
Marc Michel Marc Michel
Claude Gaspard
Jean-Paul Coquelin Jean-Paul Coquelin
Le lieutenant Grinval
André Bervil André Bervil
Le directeur de la prison
Eddy Rasimi Eddy Rasimi

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José Giovanni José Giovanni
Jacques Becker Jacques Becker
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le trou

5 years, 10 months ago at Nov 29 11:25
Prison escape movies are usually the kind of caper films that enliven the tension of criminals plotting and digging, with melodramatic character studies and bitter social comment. Le Trou begins with an ordinary-looking Frenchman staring at us from the yard of an auto shop, telling us that the story we are about to see is true, and that he was part of it. His name is Jean Keraudy, and Jacques Beck... read more
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Release date: 14 February 1997
UPC: 037429156223
Tags: Thriller (6), Drama (6), Prison (6), France (5), French (5), Prison Break (4), 1960s (4), 1960 (4), Based On A True Story (3), Based On Novel (3), Escape (3), Tunnel (3), Suspense (3), French Noir (2), Junkyard (2), 1940s (1), Food (1), Criterion Collection (1), Death Of Grandmother (1), No Music (1)
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