30.09. - 09.10.2021

Quai des Orfèvres France 1947 | 105 min | OV | Black & White | FF 2011

Henri-Georges Clouzot

Henri-Georges Clouzot, (*1907; †1977) shot to international fame with Le salaire de la peur. He is often considered the French Hitchcock albeit his thrillers are much darker and relentless

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Jenny Lamour is an ambitious singer in postwar Paris. When the lecherous but powerful Georges Brignon harasses Jenny and invites her to dinner promising a role in a film, her husband and accompanist Maurice looses his temper and threatens Brignon with death. A few days later Jenny goes to see the old man at his house, here Maurice is also headed with the intention of killing him. Yet, when he arrives there, he finds Brignon's house open and the man dead on the floor....

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Original title: Quai des Orfèvres
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: French
Language and subtitles: OV
Director: Henri-Georges Clouzot
Screenplay: Henri-Georges Clouzot, Jean Ferry
Cast: Louis Jouvet, Simone Renant, Bernard Blier, Suzy Delair
Producer: Roger De Venloo, Louis Wipf
Director of Photography: Armand Thirard
Music: Francis Lopez, Albert Lasry
Production Design: Max Douy
Editor: Charles Bretoneiche
Sound: 0
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Format: 35 mm
Printsource: Institut français
German Distributor:
World Sales: Studio Canal | 1, Place du Spectacle | 92130 Issy les Moulineaux | France | Phone: +33 1 71 35 35 35 | Email:
Production: Majestic Films


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