L'Etrange Monsieur Victor

Or the strange Monsieur Grémillon... Though unquestionably a major film-maker, Grémillon - also an accomplished musician, painter and documentarist - has remained a marginal figure even in his native land, a French Humphrey Jennings, perhaps. In this bleak study of malevolence, an example of his painterly rather than poetic realism, Raimu plays (magnificently) a modest clerk whose mousy respectability conceals the psychology of a monster.

Release details

Duration: 91 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Jean Grémillon
Screenwriter: Albert Valentin, Charles Spaak, Marcel Achard
Cast: Raimu
Madeleine Renaud
Pierre Blanchar
Viviane Romance
Marcelle Géniat
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