About

Ex-convict Georges Manda returns to the free world determined to go straight and takes a steady job as a carpenter. Unable to completely shake his connections with the underground, he meets with a former prison mate, older gangster Félix Leca, who introduces him to his mistress, the sweet but guarded Marie "Casque d'Or". Marie and Georges fall into a passionate relationship, driving Félix to do ev...

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Directed by

Jacques Becker

Written by

Jacques Becker (Screenplay)
Jacques Companéez (Screenplay)
Annette Wademant (Screenplay)

Runtime

96 minutes

Country

France

Language

French

Tagline

The Story of a Blonde

Cast

Keywords

love femme fatale friendship jealousy death france gang 19th century carpenter french noir dance hall surrender

Lists

#711 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?