Black Dossier (film)

Black Dossier (French: Le Dossier noir) is a 1955 French crime drama film directed by André Cayatte. It was entered into the 1955 Cannes Film Festival.[1]

Black Dossier
Directed byAndré Cayatte
Produced byMichel Safra
Written byAndré Cayatte
Charles Spaak
StarringJean-Marc Bory
Music byLouiguy
CinematographyJean Bourgoin
Edited byPaul Cayatte
Release date
  • 18 May 1955 (1955-05-18)
Running time
115 minutes
CountryFrance
LanguageFrench

Plot

Jacques Arnaud arrives in a small town somewhere in the province. Soon a citizen reports to him that strangers have broken into his house where they stole a mysterious "black dossier". This file had been given to him by a recently demised citizen named Le Guen. The content of this file included information on the town's foremost businessman who behind his proper façade seems to be a ruthless fraudster. Arnaud has the corps of Le Guen exhumed and proof is found that this man has died of poisoning.

Cast

References

  1. "Festival de Cannes: Black Dossier". festival-cannes.com. Retrieved 31 January 2009.
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