Le trou (1960)

Four prison inmates have been hatching a plan to literally dig out of jail when another prisoner, Claude Gaspard, is moved into their cell. They take a risk and share their plan with the newcomer. Over the course of three days, the prisoners and friends break through the concrete floor using a bed post and begin to make their way through the sewer system – yet their escape is anything but assured.

Director: Jacques Becker.
Stars: Philippe Leroy, Marc Michel, Michel Constantin, Jean Kéraudy, Raymond Meunier, André Bervil, Eddy Rasimi, Jean-Paul Coquelin.

1960 Cannes Film Festival – Nominated for the Palme d’Or.


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  1. Lemmy
    July 10, 2019

    One of the best!

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