About the film
The Crime of Monsieur Lange
Release Date: January 24, 1936
|Genres||:||Drama, Crime, Comedy|
|Production Companies||:||Films Obéron|
|Producers||:||André Halley des Fontaines|
|Writers||:||Jean Renoir, Jacques Prévert, Jacques Prévert, Jean Castanier|
A man and a woman arrive in a cafe-hotel near the Belgian frontier. The customers recognize the man from the police's description: his name is Amedee Lange, and he murdered somebody in Paris. Lange was an employee in a printing works. His boss was a real bastard, swindling every one, seducing female workers... One day he fled to avoid facing his creditors, and the workers set up a cooperative to go on working. What then made Lange a killer?