1960, Jacques Becker, France, 131 min.
- Sat, Jan 19th 3:00pm
- Thu, Jan 24th 6:00pm
"Becker’s best film… In LE TROU there is nothing but the exact look, the alive moment."--François Truffaut
Tough and haunting, Becker’s final film is a stirring tale of friendship, a gripping suspense drama, a subtle critique of totalitarianism, and a hymn to the textures of iron and stone. Based on a true story, LE TROU takes place at a Parisian prison in 1947, where four closely knit cons planning an escape are faced with a dilemma when an outsider (Marc Michel) is placed in their cell. In French with English subtitles. DCP digital. (MR)