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Panic (1946)
"Panique" (original title)

 -  Drama  -  26 November 1947 (USA)
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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 ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Viviane Romance ...
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Max Dalban ...
Capoulade
Émile Drain ...
M. Breteuil
Guy Favières ...
M. Sauvage
Louis Florencie ...
Inspector Marcelin (as Florencie)
Charles Dorat ...
Inspector Michelet
Lucas Gridoux ...
M. Fortin
Marcel Pérès ...
Cermanutti
Lita Recio ...
Marcelle
Michel Ardan ...
Fernand
Michèle Auvray ...
Mme Branchu
Lucien Carol ...
Inspecteur Benoit
Olivier Darrieux ...
Étienne
Josiane Dorée ...
Mouchette
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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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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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Remade as Monsieur Hire (1989) See more »

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J'Accuse!
17 November 2002 | by (Edinburgh, Scotland) – See all my reviews

Returning to France after spending the war in Hollywood, Duvivier bravely tackled this Simenon story about a persecuted (Jewish) outsider accused of a crime he did not commit. The idea of scapegoating, of minorities being denounced to the authorities, must have been a sensitive one in France just after the occupation. The protagonist, Monsieur Hire, is played by the great Michel Simon (why do boxers make great actors?), and the lovers who frame him are physically attractve yet morally repellant. The suspense at the end will mess you up. There's a gorgeous love scene before a church in the snow. The resolution has the same sense of bleak irony as LES DIABOLIQUES - evil triumphs, then is punished. A bit like World War Two?


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