Simenon in Two Cities

Simenon in Two Cities

2 Episodes

Inspectors Maigret and Murakami are on the case in Paris and Tokyo in these detective stories inspired by Georges Simenon’s crime fiction.

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Simenon in Two Cities
  • La tête d’un homme

    Episode 1

    Directed by Julien Duvivier • 1933 • France

    This meticulously crafted adaptation stars Harry Baur as novelist Georges Simenon's indelible creation Inspector Maigret, investigating the odd circumstances surrounding the killing of a wealthy American woman in Paris. Every bit Baur's equal is the Ru...

  • Stray Dog

    Episode 2

    Directed by Akira Kurosawa • 1949 • Japan
    Starring Toshiro Mifune, Takashi Shimura

    A bad day gets worse for young detective Murakami when a pickpocket steals his gun on a hot, crowded bus. Desperate to right the wrong, he goes undercover, scavenging Tokyo’s sweltering streets for the stray dog w...