Jules Maigret, a meticulous Parisian police detective, is a famous literary character. In this film adaptation of his stories, he's trying to solve a murder of a friend, a P.I. who was looking into an industrialist and his family.
Did You Know?
This film was turned into a television series four years later, with Michael Gambon
replacing Richard Harris
as Maigret. This ended up being the first of two roles the actors would share, as they would also later both play Albus Dumbledore in the Harry Potter film franchise. See more