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Trapped by Fear ()

Les distractions (original title)
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Two French paras who had lived through deadly situations in Algeria, meet again in civil life. Frapier is a newspaper reporter, and one day finds his friend Porte - surrounded by the police... See more »

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Paul Frapier
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Véra
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Arabelle
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Laurent Porte
Eva Damien ...
Dany
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Maïa
Yves Brainville ...
Le commissaire de police
Raymond Pélissier
Sady Rebbot ...
Le photographe de mode (as Sadi Rebot)
Yves Buscail
Georges Hubert
Renée Duchateau
Noémie Bar-Or
Arik Bar-Or
Corrado Guarducci ...
L'ami d'Arabelle
Linda Sini ...
La concierge
Jacques Jouanneau ...
Maxime
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Un ami de Paul (uncredited)
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Invité à la soirée (uncredited)
Virginie Merlin ...
(uncredited)
Philippe Rouleau ...
Un ami de Paul (uncredited)
Louisette Rousseau ...
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Une invitée à la soirée (uncredited)

Directed by

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Jacques Dupont

Written by

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Jean Bassan ... (novel)
 
Jean Bassan ... (adaptation) &
Roger Ribadeau-Dumas ... (adaptation) &
Jacques Dupont ... (adaptation)
 
Jean Bassan ... (dialogue)
 
Pierre-André Boutang ... (adaptation) (uncredited)

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Robert Chabert ... producer
Lucien Masson ... producer
Roger Ribadeau-Dumas ... executive producer / producer

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Richard Cornu

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Michel Flour
Jean-Jacques Rochut

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Pierre Gillette

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Johnny Dwyre ... assistant editor

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Louis Féraud ... (Alexandra Stewart and Mireille Darc's costumes)

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Marcel Bordenave ... makeup artist
Pierre Jacy ... (Alexandra Stewart and Mireille Darc's hair design)

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Philippe Modave ... unit manager

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Pierre-André Boutang ... assistant director

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Gaston Ancessi ... boom operator
Raymond Gauguier ... sound

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Jean Cazenave ... assistant camera
Marcel Dolé ... still photographer
Emmanuel Machuel ... assistant camera
Georges Strouvé ... camera operator

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Colette Crochot ... script supervisor

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Plot Summary

Two French paras who had lived through deadly situations in Algeria, meet again in civil life. Frapier is a newspaper reporter, and one day finds his friend Porte - surrounded by the police after a car theft, and an accidental killing of a police officer. He helps him escape, and provides shelter with the complicity of his girlfriend Vera. Later, Frapier will have doubts about Vera's love, and lives a passionate night with beautiful Arabelle. However, he finds himself playing a game of life and death both with Vera, and Porte. It will end in sadness for one, and death for another. Written by Artemis-9

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Also Known As
  • Le distrazioni (Italy)
  • Trapped by Fear (United States)
  • Trapped by Fear (United Kingdom)
  • Las distracciones (Spain)
  • Braços Vazios (Brazil)
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  • 101 min
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