La tete d'un homme (1933)

Review: La tete d'un homme (1933)

Director: Julien Duvivier

Cast: Harry Baur, Valéry Inkijinoff, Alexandre Rignault, Gaston Jacquet, Louis Gauthier,

Harry Baur
Harry Baur
Valéry Inkijinoff
Valéry Inkijinoff
Alexandre Rignault
Alexandre Rignault
Gaston Jacquet
Gaston Jacquet
Louis Gauthier
Louis Gauthier

Plot: Willy Ferriere is dead broke and his mistress costs a lot. One day, he says in a pub that he would give 100,000 francs to get rid of his wealthy aunt. Someone lets him know it's a deal. The aunt is murdered, and a poor chap is manipulated to be the perfect suspect. But Superintendant Maigret feels something is wrong.

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<i>Julien Duvivier in the Thirties</i>: Eclipse 44

Julien Duvivier in the Thirties: Eclipse 44

Criterion’s latest Eclipse set showcases a neglected master of pre-New Wave French film, Julien Duvivier; the four films here are stylistically adventurous and have great emotional […]

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