Le Trou Movie Review Summary

Actors: Michel Constantin, Mark Michel, Philippe Leroy-Beaulieu, Jean Keraudy, Catherine Spaak

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LE TROU ( The Hole ) is the last movie of french director Jacques Becker theatrically released in 1960. Based on a true story with mostly non professionals actors. Five convicts dig a tunnel in their cell at night and find themselves in the gutters of Paris. A masterpiece.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 20%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 70%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 10% Time/Era of Movie:    -   1930's-1950's Crime & Police Story?    -   Yes If this is a criminal POV story...    -   jail abuse/escape story

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   criminal Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   French


Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   France Misc setting    -   prison    -   cave

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Kind of violence:    -   hand to hand Any profanity?    -   None Is this movie based on a    -   book

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