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Directed by Jacques Becker • 1960 • France
Starring Michel Constantin, Jean Keraudy, Philippe Leroy
In a Paris prison cell, five inmates use every ounce of their tenacity and ingenuity in an elaborate attempt to tunnel to freedom. Based on the novel by José Giovanni, Jacques Becker’s LE TROU balances lyrical humanism with a tense, unshakable air of imminent danger.