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Companions of the Night (1953)

Les compagnes de la nuit (original title)
Three events that seemingly nothing related, namely the murder of a truck driver, the discovery of the corpse of a vitriolic young woman, and the death of another who was crushed, will ... See full summary »

Director:

Ralph Habib

Writers:

Paul Andréota (dialogue), Jacques Companéez | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Françoise Arnoul ... Olga Viterbo
Raymond Pellegrin ... Jo Verdier
Nicole Maurey ... Yvonne Leriche
Noël Roquevert ... Le Souriant
Marthe Mercadier ... Ginette Bachelet
Pierre Cressoy ... Paul Gamelan
Suzy Prim ... Pierrette
Christian Fourcade Christian Fourcade ... Jackie Viterbo (as Le petit Christian Fourcade)
André Valmy André Valmy ... Inspecteur Maréchal
Pierre Sergeol Pierre Sergeol ... Robert le Trotteur
Germaine Reuver Germaine Reuver ... La caissière
Marcelle Arnold Marcelle Arnold ... 1ère assistante
Janine Darcey Janine Darcey ... 2ème assistante
Nicole Riche Nicole Riche ... Une fille
Yvette Etiévant ... La surveillante
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Storyline

Three events that seemingly nothing related, namely the murder of a truck driver, the discovery of the corpse of a vitriolic young woman, and the death of another who was crushed, will launch the Inspector Maréchal on the trail of a prostitution network. The girl-mother Olga, a friend of the trucker, confesses her the underwear of the women's exploitation. Written by Ulf Kjell Gür

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Drama

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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

12 July 1953 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Companions of the Night See more »

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Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Accomplished French exploitation movie.
5 December 2010 | by MozjoukineSee all my reviews

These dramas of the streets were a common form of French movie in the fifties - MARKET IN WOMEN and the Robert Hossein films and this is easily the pick of the bunch.

Strong cast are shot by the great Roger Hubert, who did films for Carné, and the scripting and production give things an involving texture. Francoise Arnoul. our dream girl of the fifties, is in her element as the corrupted innocent that the action swirls around and there are even some effective dramatic scenes, like the bar confrontation between truck driver Pierre Cressoy and pimp Raymond Pellegrin.

Sleazy or not, something like this obliterated the contemporary British film and even a lot of the material that was getting wider exposure from the US.

The team tried to go again with RAGE AU CORPS with less impact.


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