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Alex
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Michel Kiminsky
O.E. Hasse ...
Hugo Vogel
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Sam Cooper
Paul Carpenter ...
Le colonel Howard
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Lucie
Martita Hunt ...
Connie Harper
Gérard Séty ...
Le docteur Malik
Gabrielle Dorziat ...
Madame Andrée - l'infirmière
Louis Seigner ...
Valette
Pierre Larquey ...
Le chauffeur de taxi
Georgette Anys ...
La buraliste
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Le surveillant-général
Bernard La Jarrige ...
Le garçon de café (as Bernard Lajarrige)
Dominique Davray ...
L'Alsacienne
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A psychiatrist, desperate for money to keep his faltering practice running, makes a deal with a spy to hide a mysterious person in his clinic in return for a million francs. As soon as the deal is struck his place is overrun by spies from both East and West, all in search of a renegade nuclear scientist. The psychiatrist's own sanity starts to break down as he submitted to unmitigated surveillance and deception. Written by Chewtoy

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Henri-Georges Clouzot wanted the British actor Terry-Thomas to star in this film, but the latter had to reject due to his full working schedule. See more »

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Wonderful work deserves a DVD or VHS copy
21 January 2003 | by (ATHENS & PARIS) – See all my reviews

Master Clouzot strikes again as in le Corbeau, another master piece which is invisible today. During some good old days French TV was showing these master pieces. Now, these master pieces are worth of a sacrifice from the all mighty editing firms and should be availiable to connoisseurs!


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