Three Days to Live

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Three Days to Live
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Directed by Gilles Grangier
Written by Peter Vanett (novel)
Michel Audiard
Guy Bertret
Gilles Grangier
Produced by André Deroual
Jacques Gauthier
Starring Daniel Gélin
Jeanne Moreau
Lino Ventura
Cinematography Louis Née
Armand Thirard
Edited by Jacqueline Sadoul
Music by Joseph Kosma
International Motion Pictures
Distributed byLes Films Fernand Rivers
Release date
14 August 1957
Running time
85 minutes
Language French

Three Days to Live (French : Trois jours à vivre) is a 1957 French crime film directed by Gilles Grangier and starring Daniel Gélin, Jeanne Moreau and Lino Ventura. [1] It was shot at the Saint-Maurice Studios in Paris and on location in Le Havre and Rouen. The film's sets were designed by the art director Roger Briaucourt. It premiered at the Cannes Film Festival in August 1957.



An actor, struggling as a part of a company touring the provinces, identifies the suspect in a murder case and becomes an overnight sensation. However the man he has accused escapes and now threatens him.


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