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An imprisoned man, awaiting trial for the attempted murder of his wife, is transferred to another cell, where his fellow prisoners are planning a jailbreak. He decides to go along with the elaborate plan, and the cellmates attempt to tunnel their way to freedom. Le Trou represents the last film of director Jacques Becker, who died shortly after its completion.

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  1. Jacques Becker


  2. José Giovanni


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  1. Michel Constantin

    Michel Constantin

    Geo Cassine

  2. JK

    Jean Keraudy

    Roland Darbant

  3. Philippe Leroy

    Philippe Leroy

    Manu Borelli

  4. Raymond Meunier

    Raymond Meunier

    Vossellin / Monseigneur

  5. MM

    Marc Michel

    Claude Gaspard

  6. JC

    Jean-Paul Coquelin

    Le lieutenant Grinval

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Status Released

Original Language French

Runtime 2h 12m

Budget -

Revenue -

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  • May 26, 1964



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