Jacques Becker lovingly evokes the Belle Hpoque Parisian demimonde in this classic tale of doomed romance. When gangster's moll Marie falls for reformed criminal Manda their passion incites an underworld rivalry that leads inexorably to treachery and tragedy. Direction: Jacques Becker Actors: Claude Dauphin, Gaston Modot, Paul Barge, Raymond Bussieres, Special Features: 1995 video interview with actor Serge Reggiani; 1963 interview with actress Simone Signoret from the French television program Cinipanorama. Full Frame format. Language: French / Sub. English Year: 1952 Runtime: 94 minutes.