Director: Jacques Becker Run Time: 132 min. Release Year: 1960 Language: French
Starring: Jean Keraudy, Marc Michel, Michel Constantin, Philippe Leroy, Raymond Meunier
In a Paris prison cell, five inmates use every ounce of their tenacity and ingenuity in an elaborate attempt to tunnel to freedom. Based on the novel by José Giovanni, Jacques Becker’s Le trou (The Hole) balances lyrical humanism with a tense, unshakable air of imminent danger.