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Les Espions (aka The Spies) (UK)

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A classic spy thriller set in a dilapidated psychiatric hospital
Certificate: 15
Running Time: 121 mins
Retail Price: £19.99
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Les Espions is a treat for all fans for the great Henri-George Clouzot (Les Diaboliques, Wages of Fear), a classic spy thriller set in a dilapidated psychiatric hospital. A down at heel doctor (Gerard Sety) is offered a substantial sum of money by the US military to shelter a new patient. Soon the hospital beds are filled with international spies all after the secrets held by the patient Dr Malick is hosuing, a suspected physicist whose knowledge is very valuable. Among the international cast are Peter Ustinov, Curt Jurgens, Sam Jaffe, Matita Hunt and Vera Clouzot.

Special Features:
Biographies. Trailer for Les Diaboliques. Commentary by Sir Peter Ustinov. Scene selection. Colour booklet. Photo gallery.

Video Tracks:
Widescreen Anamorphic 1.78:1

Audio Tracks:
Dolby Digital Mono French

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Directed By:
Henri-Georges Clouzot

Written By:

Paul Carpenter
Sam Jaffe
O.E. Hasse
Peter Ustinov
Curd Jürgens

Soundtrack By:
Georges Auric

Director of Photography:
Christian Matras

Madeleine Gug

Production Designer:
René Renoux

Henri-Georges Clouzot

C`est La Vie

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