Dortoir des grandes

Dortoir des grandes English: Dormitory of the big, is a French crime drama film from 1954, directed by Henri Decoin, written by François Chalais, starring Jean Marais and Louis de Funès. The film is also known under the titles: "Girls' Dormitory" and "Inside a Girls' Dormitory" (USA).[2]

Dortoir des grandes
Directed byHenri Decoin
Produced byC.F.C – Les Films Henry Decoin – E.G.E Films (France)
Written byFrançois Chalais
Henri Decoin
Stanislas-André Steeman (novel 18 Fantômes)
StarringJean Marais
Françoise Arnoul
Jeanne Moreau
Music byJean-Jacques Grunenwald
CinematographyRobert Lefebvre
Edited byDenise Reiss
Distributed byLa Société des Films Sirius (France);
Ellis Films (USA)
Release date
21 April 1953 (France);
4 February 1956 (USA)
Running time
98 minutes
Box office2,538,013 admissions (France)[1]


In a little town with a renowned college a female student is found after she was hogtied and strangled to death. Inspector Marco is assigned to catch the murderer.



  1. ^ "Box Office Figures for Jean Marais films". Box Office Story.
  2. ^ Dortoir des grandes at IMDb

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