Two Men in Manhattan

by Jean-Pierre Melville1h221958France

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New York. A French UN Delegate has disappeared into thin air. Moreau, a reporter, and Delmas, an alcoholic photographer, try to find the Frenchman. Their only lead is the picture of three women. After visiting all three, one of the women they visit tries to commit suicide. Moreau and Delmas get her to confess that the delegate is in her home where he died from a heart attack. Moreau considers the case closed whereas Delmas sees the opportunity for a scandalous scoop.

Cast and crew
  • Credits

    • Producer : Jean-Pierre Melville, Alain Térouanne, Florence Melville
    • Distributor : Gaumont
    • Sound Recorder : Jacques Carrère, Jacques Gallois
    • Photo Director : Nicolas Hayer, Jean-Pierre Melville
    • Dialogs : Jean-Pierre Melville
    • Production Compagny : Belfort Films, Alter Films
    • Director : Jean-Pierre Melville
    • Scenario : Jean-Pierre Melville
    • Editing : Monique Bonnot
    • Original Music : Martial Solal, Christian Chevalier
    • Set Decoration : Daniel Guéret
  • Technical details

    • Printed format : 35 mm
    • Sound mix : Stéréo 2.0
    • Year of production : 1958
    • French release date : 16 octobre 1959
    • Category : Feature film
    • Color : Black and White
    • Language : French

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