Les Espions

Les Espions ("The Spies") is a 1957 French film directed by Henri-Georges Clouzot and written by Clouzot with Jerôme Géronim and Egon Hostovsky. The cast includes Gérard Séty, Peter Ustinov, Curd Jürgens, O.E. Hasse, Sam Jaffe, Martita Hunt and the director's wife, Véra Clouzot. The music was composed by Georges Auric.

Les Espions
Directed byHenri-Georges Clouzot
Written by
CinematographyChristian Matras
Music byGeorges Auric
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Distributed byCinédis
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It was shot at the Saint-Maurice Studios in Paris. The film's sets were designed by the art director René Renoux.

Plot summaryEdit

The plot concerns a doctor at a run-down psychiatric hospital, who is offered a large sum of money to shelter a new patient. Soon the place is full of suspicious and secretive characters, all apparently international secret agents trying to find out who and what the patient is.


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