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Strangers in the House (1942)
"Les inconnus dans la maison" (original title)

 -  Crime | Drama  -  16 May 1942 (France)
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Hector Loursat, attorney at law, lives with his daughter Nicole in a vast and shabby mansion in this provincial town... See full synopsis »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Raimu ...
Juliette Faber ...
Nicole Loursat
Gabrielle Fontan ...
Héléna Manson ...
Madame Manu
Tania Fédor ...
Madame Marthe Dossin
Marguerite Ducouret ...
Angèle
Jean Tissier ...
Ducup
Jacques Baumer ...
Maître Gérard Rogissart
Noël Roquevert ...
Le commissaire Binet
André Reybaz ...
Émile Manu
Jacques Grétillat ...
Le président des Assises
Lucien Coëdel ...
Jo, le patron du "Boxing Bar"
Marc Doelnitz ...
Edmond Dossin (as Marc Dolnitz)
Jacques Denoël ...
Marcel Destrivaux
Pierre Ringel ...
Daillat
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Hector Loursat, attorney at law, lives with his daughter Nicole in a vast and shabby mansion in this provincial town... See full synopsis »

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16 May 1942 (France)  »

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Das unheimliche Haus  »

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The character played by Marcel Mouloudji was originally called "Ephraïm Luska" when the film was released in 1942. After being banned for anti-Semitism after the war, the film was re-released a few years later and any reference to the fact the character is Jewish was erased. He was renamed "Amédée Luska" instead and all the scenes where his name is mentioned were re-recorded; except one, during the trail scene, when he is called to testify and Raimu still refers to him as "Ephraïm Luska". One can only presume that the dialogue could not be re-recorded as Raimu had died by then, or that this scene simply escaped the censors. See more »

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For a broad and really blind Justice
16 May 2000 | by (Champ sur Drac, France) – See all my reviews

A sleepy French provincial town is suddenly upside down because of a crime.... A group of teenagers is soon accused and the trial begins with an unexpected plead from their old and wizened lawyer.

Raimu is better than ever in this role portraying a tired, alcoholic and washed out man. He turns the trial into an act of accusation against the conventions, the crummy life and the "sense of justice" of a society of notables.

I don't know if Dustin Hoffmann knew of this movie when he played in Sleepers but both movies achieve the same result, both with good actors. Justice is not always what it seems.


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