6.5/10
73

The Key Is in the Door (1978)

La clé sur la porte (original title)
The life of Marie, a French teacher, is completely upset by the arrival in her class of a hectic schoolboy.

Director:

Writers:

(screenplay), (novel) | 1 more credit »
1 nomination. See more awards »

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Sébastien Grenier,a secret agent eliminates all his rivals in order to decipher who has killed some of his associates.

Director: Yves Boisset
Stars: Lino Ventura, Michel Piccoli, Bruno Cremer
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

The young judge Fayard is not afraid of anybody as he does his work honestly.

Director: Yves Boisset
Stars: Patrick Dewaere, Aurore Clément, Philippe Léotard
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

With its mauve taxi, the old philosopher Dr. Seamus Scully runs around the small green roads of the south of Ireland, becoming confident of his patients, while trying to help them find their way.

Director: Yves Boisset
Stars: Charlotte Rampling, Philippe Noiret, Peter Ustinov
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Sadiel, rebel leader in a North African state, takes refuge in Switzerland in the aftermath of a coup. Aware of the threat posed by Sadiel, the ruthless Colonel Kassar contacts the French ... See full summary »

Director: Yves Boisset
Stars: Jean-Louis Trintignant, Michel Piccoli, Jean Seberg
Action | Drama | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

In a futuristic society, contestants pit their survival skills against each other in a fight to the death for cash prizes, and the contest is aired live on television.

Director: Yves Boisset
Stars: Gérard Lanvin, Michel Piccoli, Marie-France Pisier
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

During her first semester at college, a co-ed finds housing at a seaside mansion where, following the death of a fellow-student, she becomes entangled in a murder mystery surrounding the property and it's secretive tenants.

Director: Denny Harris
Stars: Rebecca Balding, Cameron Mitchell, Avery Schreiber
War | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

This is a coming of age drama adapted from the 1952 Yves Gibeau novel of the same title. A young anti-militarist is forcibly sent to military school by his father. He's a bookish pacifist ... See full summary »

Director: Yves Boisset
Stars: Lucas Belvaux, Jean Carmet, Jean-Pierre Aumont
Dog Day (1984)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

A fugitive on the run from the law and carrying several million dollars hides out in the house of a farm family. The tables turn when the family turns out to be even more criminally ... See full summary »

Director: Yves Boisset
Stars: Lee Marvin, Miou-Miou, Jean Carmet
La femme flic (1980)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Director: Yves Boisset
Stars: Miou-Miou, Jean-Marc Thibault, Leny Escudéro
The Cop (1970)
Crime | Thriller | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Director: Yves Boisset
Stars: Michel Bouquet, Françoise Fabian, Gianni Garko
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

As every summer, Georges Lajoie, his wife Ginette and grown-up son Léon go on holiday to Loulou's campsite. They join old friends, the Schumachers and the Colins. Brigitte Colin, the ... See full summary »

Director: Yves Boisset
Stars: Jean Carmet, Pierre Tornade, Jean Bouise
Angel's Leap (1971)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

The electoral battle is raging in Marseilles. The Corsican Clan, under the rule of the Orsini family, is being challenged by the next generation, younger gangsters who support the ... See full summary »

Director: Yves Boisset
Stars: Jean Yanne, Senta Berger, Sterling Hayden
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Marie Arnault
...
Philippe Bertheau
Stéphane Jobert ...
Jérôme
Eléonore Klarwein ...
Charlotte
...
Cathy
Malène Sveinbjornsson ...
Alice
Philippe Taccini ...
Laurent Maubert
Ludwig Abrahami ...
(as Ludwig Abrami)
Frédéric Andréi ...
Jean-François
Patrick Baugin
Florence Bellamy
Pia Bocashard
Denis Boileau
Christian Brocard
...
Lola (as Maryline Canto)
Edit

Storyline

The life of Marie, a French teacher, is completely upset by the arrival in her class of a hectic schoolboy.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

13 December 1978 (France)  »

Also Known As:

The Key Is in the Door  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

(Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Soundtracks

Valse De Marie
Written and Performed by Philippe Sarde Et Ensemble
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?