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Crack in the Mirror (1960)

 -  Crime | Drama  -  19 May 1960 (USA)
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Three performers for six roles: this is the game of the film. A melodrama about two love triangles. In the first, Hagalin is killed by his mistress and her lover. In the second, attorney ... See full summary »

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Complete credited cast:
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Hagolin / Lamerciere
Juliette Gréco ...
Eponine / Florence
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Larnier / Claude
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President
Catherine Lacey ...
Mother Superior
William Lucas ...
Kerstner
Maurice Teynac ...
Doctor
Austin Willis ...
Hurtelaut
Cec Linder ...
Murzeau
Eugene Deckers ...
Magre
Yves Brainville ...
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Vivian Matalon ...
Young man at Buvette
Jacques Marin ...
Watchman
Martine Alexis ...
Doctor's Wife
Marc Doelnitz ...
Journalist
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Three performers for six roles: this is the game of the film. A melodrama about two love triangles. In the first, Hagalin is killed by his mistress and her lover. In the second, attorney Lamorciere discovers her woman would like to elope with his assistant. During the trial against two murderer lovers, attorney agrees to a minor sentence for them. Written by adalberto fornario <pappagone2@libero.it>

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The end of an affair is sometimes sudden and shattering as a crack in a mirror! See more »

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19 May 1960 (USA)  »

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Another tragic love triangle should be run of the mill but the superb acting of Greco makes this one stand out.
24 November 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The pale chinky eyed beauty of Juliette Greco had always intrigued me. This movie of ill-starred love, lust and violence with gripping courtroom scenes (complete with re-enactment of the crime at the site)etched itself uncomfortably into my memory. That Greco often stars as a tragic anti-heroine may have something to do with her origins in the Languedoc region of France of unhappy history (cf. the Albigensian persecutions).

The handsome young Bradford Dillman is a great foil to Greco's acting talents. Another under-appreciated actor, he reveals his great depth in other films such as Circle of Deception, where he portrays a betrayed secret agent used as a pawn by his superiors and Compulsion, where he plays a megalomaniacal intellectual out to prove the validity Nietzche's idea of a "superman" who is privileged to cull the human race of "unworthies" (based on the play "The Rope" of which Hitchcock made an earlier execrable film version).


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