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Maigret Sets a Trap

Beginning Friday October 20, Metrograph will present a one-week revival run of MAIGRET SETS A TRAP. For fans of French film noir, it’s a match made in heaven: Jean Gabin (La Bête Humaine, French Cancan), in the full stoic splendor of his late 1950s comeback, brings his signature seen-it-all sangfroid to Georges Simenon’s famous fictional detective, Jules Maigret, whose vacation plans are spoiled by a serial killer stalking women in the Fourth Arrondissement. Jean Delannoy, though frequently overlooked, gets across both a pungent feel for lower depths Paris, with supremely elegant camera movements, while crafting a startling policier, surprisingly brutal for it’s time. MAIGRET SETS A TRAP, which has slipped through the cracks of film history, and is extraordinarily deserving of rediscovery.


MAIGRET SETS A TRAP (Maigret tend un piège)
Directed by: Jean Delannoy
Written by: Georges Simenon, Jean Delannoy, Michel Audiard
Starring: Jean Gabin as Georges Simenon's Legendary Detective, Annie Girardot, Lino Ventura, Oliver Hussenot
Year: 1958
Runtime: 119 mins
Released by: Kino Lorber

> Opens in New York on Friday, October 20 for a One-Week Revival Engagement at Metrograph.

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