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Director  Vernon Sewell
Music director  Allan Gray
Language  English
6.2/10 IMDb

Genre  Thriller
Cinematography  Gunther Krampf
Country  United Kingdom
Latin Quarter (film) movie poster
Release date  16 October 1945
Based on  play LAngoisse by Pierre Mills C. Vylars
Writer  Pierre Mills (play), Vernon Sewell, C. Vylars (play)
Cast  Derrick De Marney (Charles Garrie), Beresford Egan (Anton Minetti), Joan Greenwood (Christine), Joan Seton (Lucille), Frederick Valk (Dr. Ivan Krasner), Lily Kann (Maria)
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Latin Quarter is a 1945 British thriller, which was directed by Vernon Sewell and stars Derrick De Marney, Joan Greenwood and Beresford Egan. The film is an adaptation of the play L'Angoisse by Pierre Mills and C. Vylars. It was Sewell's second film version of the story, following The Medium in 1934. It was made by British National Films at their studios in Elstree.


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In the Paris of 1893, sculptor Charles Garrie (De Marney) enters into an illicit relationship with the married Christine Minetti (Greenwood). Christine's husband Anton (Egan) is also a sculptor, and mentally unstable. Anton finds out about Christine's affair and soon after she vanishes without trace. Although the police consider Anton the prime suspect in being involved in his wife's disappearance, they can find no incriminating evidence, nor any lead as to her whereabouts, alive or dead.

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Anton's mental deterioration gathers pace, and in due course he is arrested for the murder of his mistress and in this case there is no doubt of his guilt. He still refuses however to give any indication of what happened to Christine. Charles remains desperate to discover Christine's fate, and relates the whole story to a criminologist (Frederick Valk). A psychic is called in and a séance is held in Anton's studio, revealing that Christine has always been much closer to home than anyone could have realised.


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  • Derrick De Marney as Charles Garrie
  • Beresford Egan as Anton Minetti
  • Joan Greenwood as Christine Minetti
  • Frederick Valk as Dr. Ivan Krasner
  • Sybille Binder as Mme. Cordova
  • Joan Seton as Lucille Lindbeck
  • Lily Kann as Maria
  • Valentine Dyall as Prefect of Police
  • Gerhard Kempinski as Sergeant
  • Espinosa as Ballet Master
  • Margaret Clarke as Ballet Mistress
  • Bruce Winston as Jo-Jo
  • Anthony Hawtrey as Specialist
  • Martin Miller as Morgue keeper

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