trou, Le Movie Information

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Overall Rank: 1150

Average Rating: 3.1/4

# of Ratings: 15

Theatrical Release Date: 05/26/1964

Language: French

Genre: Crime, Drama

MPAA Rating: NR

Director: Jacques Becker

Actors: Marc Michel, Jean Keraudy, Philippe Leroy, Raymond Meunier, Michel Constantin, André Bervil

Plot: A group of four prisoners have been planning an elaborate escape when a young detainee is transferred in while another cell block is repaired. The men must decide whether this fresh face can be trusted with their carefully-constructed plan.

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mitchellyoung - wrote on 01/12/2012

Using mostly non-professional actors, and choosing to shoot extended, uncut sequence of prison escape, Jacques Becker crafts an escape story that feels tense and realistic. The danger and great effort that goes into the documented prison escape is communicated well and the film's inevitable conclusion is poignant and unique.

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