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The Glass Cage

The Glass Cage

A Feature film by Philippe Arthuys, Jean-Louis Levi-Alvarès

Produced by Eurodis Télécinex, AD Matalon & Co. LTD

Release in France : 17/11/1965

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Actors (6)

Production and distribution (3)

Executive Producers :

Eurodis Télécinex, AD Matalon & Co. LTD

French distribution :

Athos Films

Foreign production company :

Noy Films


The title of this political drama is a reference to the glass cage in which Adolph Eichmann sat in at the Nuremberg trials. Pierre (Jean Negroni), a French Jew and survivor of a concentration camp, has become an Israeli citizen along with his gentile wife Helene (Francoise Prevost). Sonia (Dina Doron) is a young Jewish woman who, like Pierre, also survived the Holocaust and hopes for a better life. Azaria Rapaport plays the news reporter whose coverage of the trials has jostled some terrifying and long-suppressed memories in Pierre. He feels that an elevator is a furnace that was used to liquidate concentration-camp victims.

Full credits (10)

Assistant Director :

Yosef Carmon

Dialogue Writer :

Philippe Arthuys

Screenwriter :

Philippe Arthuys

Production managers :

Jean Cotet, David Matalon, Yoel Neuman

Music Composer :

Philippe Arthuys

Adapter/dialogue writer :

Philippe Arthuys

Producers :

Philippe Arthuys, Meir Magen, Yoel Neuman

Director of Photography :

Georges Pessis

Editors :

Sylvie Blanc, Jean-Louis Levi-Alvarès

Narrator :

Renaud Mary

Technical details

Feature film

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Coproducer countries :

Israel, France

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Nationality :

50% French (Israel, France)

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Runtime :

1 h 35 min

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Color type :

Black & White

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