During the Occupation, Lieutenant Fontaine of the Secret Army is arrested by the Germans and sentenced to death. Day by day, he awaits execution in his cell ' his only hope, escape. In a tense atmosphere, his minute technical preparations take shape: a sharpened spoon, a jimmied lock, some rope, and a few hooks. The situation comes to a head. He finally manages to escape, taking his new cell mate with him. A Robert Bresson masterpiece.
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