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Crimson Curtain

Directed by André Barsacq
1952    84m
A nasty actor is murdered before the representation of Macbeth by Shakespeare. The show nevertheless goes on with an understudy. The play is cleverly intertwined with a police investigation. A real gem.
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Cast of Crimson Curtain
  • Michel BarsacqPierrette's youngest son
  • Edmond BeauchampThe actor who plays King Duncan
  • Pierre BrasseurLudovic Arn / Macbeth
  • Michel SimonLucien Bertal / Léonard, his understudy / Banquo
  • Paul BargeThe bistro
  • Monelle ValentinAurélia Nobli / Lady Macbeth
  • Jean BrochardChief Inspector
  • Olivier HussenotDeputy Inspector Gobinet
  • Lucien Blondeau
  • Louis Bugette
  • Daniel CauchyLéon
  • Gérard DarrieuA stagehand in the theater
  • Jacques DenoëlAn actor
  • Jacques DufilhoAn actor
  • Michel EtcheverryAn actor
  • Henri GaultierThe doctor on duty
  • Madeleine GeoffroyAn actor
  • Gabriel Gobin
  • Françoise GoléaThe lover on the bench
  • Pierre GoutasAn actor
  • Michel HerbaultLaurent, an actor
  • Katherine KathA witch in Macbeth
  • Benoîte LabbA witch in Macbeth
  • Paul Laurent
  • Robert Le BéalAn actor
  • Serge LecointePierrette's eldest son
  • Robert Le Fort
  • Robert LombardAn actor
  • François MariéThe lover on the bench
  • Paul MathosGarnier
  • Geneviève MorelPierrette, l'habilleuse
  • Jean-Paul Moulinot
  • Hubert Noël
  • André NumèsPolice Constable Vernier
  • Marcel PérèsThe machinist who makes the wind
  • Jacques RispalThe actor with the shaved head
  • Christian SimonThe young actor who plays Fléance
  • Georgette TalazacThe opener who knits
  • Catherine TothA witch in Macbeth
  • André VersiniA radio journalist
  • Noël RoquevertSigurd
  • Jacques BeauvaisA spectator at the theater (uncredited)
  • Charles BouillaudThe policeman at the police station (uncredited)
  • Georges DemasA spectator at the theater / An extra in Macbeth (uncredited)
  • Rudy LenoirAn actor (uncredited)
  • Raymond PiersonAn extra in Macbeth / A spectator at the theater (uncredited)
  • Louis SaintèveA spectator at the theater (uncredited)
  • Françoise Soulié(uncredited)
  • Eugène StuberA soldier in Macbeth (uncredited)

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