The Murderer Lives at 21 - The Masters of Cinema Series

1942
  |  84 min
Rated TBC by the BBFC

Synopsis

French comedy thriller directed by Henri-Georges Clouzot. After a string of murders are committed with only a card signed by a Monsieur Durand left behind as a clue, Detective Wens (Pierre Fresnay) is tasked with finding the killer before he strikes again. After a tip-off leads him to believe the killer is a resident of a local boarding house, Wens decides to go undercover as a church minister in an attempt to get closer to the suspect. Helped by his actress girlfriend Mila (Suzy Delair), Wens discovers the truth about the murders...