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Le glaive et la balance (English: The Sword and the Balance and Two Are Guilty)[1]) is a 1963 French-Italian drama film directed by André Cayatte. It was written by Cayatte, Henri Jeanson and Charles Spaak. It stars the American actor, Anthony Perkins as the protagonist.

Le glaive et la balance
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Directed byAndré Cayatte
Produced byWilly Pickardt
Robert Sussfeld
Written byAndré Cayatte
Henri Jeanson
Charles Spaak
StarringAnthony Perkins
Jean-Claude Brialy
Renato Salvatori
Music byLouis Guglielmi
CinematographyRoger Fellous
Edited byPaul Cayatte
Release date
France:
1 February 1963
United States:
February 28, 1964
Running time
131 min
CountryItaly
France
LanguageFrench

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On the French Riviera, the son of a wealthy local woman is kidnapped for ransom. The police soon begin an investigation into finding the boy and apprehending two assailants. The kidnappers manage to escape the clutches of the police, killing their victim in the process. But three men are eventually discovered by the police at a lighthouse.

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