Le Crime de Monsieur Lange


1h 23m 1936

Brief Synopsis

A man and a woman arrive in a cafe-hotel near the belgian frontier. The customers recognize the man from the police's description. His name is Amedee Lange, he murdered Batala in Paris. His lady friend Valentine tells the whole story : Lange was an employee in Batala's little printing works. Batala was a real bastard, swindling every one, seducing female workers of Valentine's laundry... One day he fled to avoid facing his creditors, and the workers set up a cooperative to go on working. But the plot is less important that the description of the atmosphere just before the Popular Front.

Film Details

Also Known As
Crime de M. Lange, Crime de Monsieur Lange, Crime of Monsieur Lange, The, Le Crime de M. Lange
MPAA Rating
NR
Genre
Comedy
Crime
Drama
Foreign
Release Date
1936
Distribution Company
Rialto Pictures; Kino Video; Rialto Pictures

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 23m
Sound
Mono
Color
Black and White
Theatrical Aspect Ratio
1.37 : 1

Synopsis

A man and a woman arrive in a cafe-hotel near the belgian frontier. The customers recognize the man from the police's description. His name is Amedee Lange, he murdered Batala in Paris. His lady friend Valentine tells the whole story : Lange was an employee in Batala's little printing works. Batala was a real bastard, swindling every one, seducing female workers of Valentine's laundry... One day he fled to avoid facing his creditors, and the workers set up a cooperative to go on working. But the plot is less important that the description of the atmosphere just before the Popular Front.

Film Details

Also Known As
Crime de M. Lange, Crime de Monsieur Lange, Crime of Monsieur Lange, The, Le Crime de M. Lange
MPAA Rating
NR
Genre
Comedy
Crime
Drama
Foreign
Release Date
1936
Distribution Company
Rialto Pictures; Kino Video; Rialto Pictures

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 23m
Sound
Mono
Color
Black and White
Theatrical Aspect Ratio
1.37 : 1

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Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States 1936

Limited re-release in United States November 17, 2017

Released in United States on Video August 30, 2000

Released in United States March 1980

Released in United States July 1990

Released in United States 1936

Limited re-release in United States November 17, 2017

Released in United States on Video August 30, 2000

Released in United States March 1980 (Shown at FILMEX: Los Angeles International Film Exposition (FilmEssay: Behind the Emulsion) March 4-21, 1980.)

Shown at The Public Theater (Renoir Retrospective) in New York City July 8 & 10, 1990.

Released in United States July 1990 (Shown at The Public Theater (Renoir Retrospective) in New York City July 8 & 10, 1990.)