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The plot concerns a doctor at a run-down psychiatric hospital, who is offered a large sum of money to shelter a new patient. Soon the place is full of suspicious and secretive characters, all apparently international secret agents trying to find out who and what the patient is.

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  1. Henri-Georges Clouzot

    Director, Writer

  2. Jérôme Géronimi


Top Billed Cast

  1. Curd Jürgens

    Curd Jürgens


  2. Peter Ustinov

    Peter Ustinov

    Michel Kiminsky

  3. O.E. Hasse

    O.E. Hasse

    Hugo Vogel

  4. Sam Jaffe

    Sam Jaffe

    Sam Cooper

  5. PC

    Paul Carpenter

    Col. Howard

  6. Véra Clouzot

    Véra Clouzot


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Original Title Les espions

Status Released

Original Language French

Runtime 2h 5m

Budget -

Revenue -

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Release Information

  • October 10, 1957
    16, Theatrical



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