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Panic (1946)

Panique (original title)
In the suburbs of Paris, an old maid has just been murdered. Every body talks about that, except the misanthrope Mr Hire. The same evening, Alice, just getting out of jail, arrives and ... See full summary »

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Viviane Romance ...
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Max Dalban ...
Capoulade
Émile Drain ...
Monsieur Breteuil dit le petit caporal
Guy Favières ...
Monsieur Sauvage
Louis Florencie ...
L'inspecteur Marcelin (as Florencie)
Charles Dorat ...
L'nspecteur Michelet
Lucas Gridoux ...
Monsieur Fortin
Marcel Pérès ...
Cermanutti
Lita Recio ...
Marcelle
Michel Ardan ...
Fernand
Michèle Auvray ...
Madame Branchu
Lucien Carol ...
L'inspecteur Benoit
Olivier Darrieux ...
Étienne
Paulette Laurent ...
Mouchette (as Josiane Dorée)
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In the suburbs of Paris, an old maid has just been murdered. Every body talks about that, except the misanthrope Mr Hire. The same evening, Alice, just getting out of jail, arrives and meets up with her lover Alfred again. They act as they do not know each other, for Alice went to jail to spare Alfred. But Mr Hire falls in love with Alice, and he knows Alfred is the murderer... Written by Yepok

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26 November 1947 (USA)  »

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In 1943, Georges Simenon sold the manuscript of his novel at an auction, and gave the profits to the prisoners of WWII. See more »

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Pure French noir
15 March 2003 | by (montreal, canada) – See all my reviews

Michel Simon plays with a lot of subtelty a very recognizable type of human being.Very modern acting on his part. The supporting cast plays in this eccentric manner that characterizes French cinema of this era and they are very good.Totally enjoyable movie.Great direction by Duvivier.It deserves to be a classic.It deserves to be on DVD.


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