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Crimson Curtain (1952)
"Le rideau rouge" (original title)

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Bertal / Banquo
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Ludovic Arn / Macbeth
Monelle Valentin ...
Aurélia Nobli / Lady Macbeth
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L'inspecteur en chef
Olivier Hussenot ...
L'inspecteur-adjoint
Paul Barge ...
Le bistro
Michel Barsacq
Edmond Beauchamp ...
Un acteur
Lucien Blondeau
Louis Bugette
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Léon
Gérard Darrieu ...
Un machiniste au théâtre (as Gérard Darieu)
Jacques Denoël ...
(as Jacques Denoel)
Jacques Dufilho ...
Un acteur / An actor
Michel Etcheverry ...
Un acteur
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14 November 1952 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Les rois d'une nuit  »

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aka "Les Rois D'Une Nuit" (kings for one night)
19 April 2009 | by See all my reviews

Generally considered a Jean Anouilh work (the playwright directed two movies and would have directed three (the third one would have been "Pattes Blanches" if he had not fallen ill),"Le Rideau Rouge" is a thriller based on Shakespeare's "Macbeth".

A group of thespians are to play the famous tragedy.One of them ,a nasty old actor (Michel Simon) is slain and they have to use his understudy ;the resemblance between the two men is striking and it seems to the leads (who play Macbeth and Lady Macbeth)that the dead is not dead and asks them for an explanation.

Shakespeare's scenes are smartly integrated into the plot and give substance to what would have been a banal love triangle .Pierre Brasseur is a superb Macbeth .The French cops are ignorant and do not know anything about "Macbett "but they learn to appreciate it.Anything but derivative.


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