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Mr. Flow (1936)

Mister Flow (original title)
Approved | | Drama | 2 December 1936 (France)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Fernand Gravey ... Antonin Rose
Edwige Feuillère ... Lady Helena Scarlett
Jean Périer Jean Périer ... Lord Philippe Scarlett (as Jean Perier)
Vladimir Sokoloff ... Merlow (as Sokoloff°)
Jean Wall ... Pierre
Philippe Richard Philippe Richard ... Le procureur
Victor Vina Victor Vina ... Garber
Yves Gladine Yves Gladine ... Un inspecteur (as Yves Gladin)
Tsugundo Maki Tsugundo Maki ... Maki
Léon Arvel Léon Arvel ... Le président (as Arvel)
Mila Parély Mila Parély ... Marceline (as Mila Parely)
Jim Gérald Jim Gérald ... Le Cubain (as Gim Gerald)
Louis Jouvet ... Achille Durin / Mr. Flow
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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

2 December 1936 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Mr. Flow See more »

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Vondas Films See more »
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Mono

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1.37 : 1
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Flawed Flow
19 December 2008 | by dbdumonteilSee all my reviews

It's the second time I've watched "Mister Flow" and I still do not know what to think of it.Do not get me wrong,I'm a big Siodmak fan but I have a problem with this movie.Based on a Gaston Leroux (" Le Mystere De La Chambre Jaune" "Le Fantôme de L'Opera" ),it's not really faithful to the spirit of the writer,being more vaudeville than mystery.Of course Henri Jeanson comes up with good lines ,one of them dealing with Mister Flow's colleague Arsene Lupin,who is given a subjunctive imperfect treatment.Of course Louis Jouvet's short appearance is as great as ever :you should him whining in his cell or in the courtroom of honor.Of course Edwige Feuillère is a Grande Dame.But Siodmak seems ill at ease and his directing,which made him one of the first masters of the film noir ,is unremarkable.

Siodmak's great French works are " Mollenard Capitaine Corsaire" and "Pièges" ."Mister Flow" ,this story of mistaken identities and robberies ,although it's a notch or two above "Le Sexe Faible" ,"Le Chemin de Rio" and "La Crise Est Finie" ,is far behind the two final efforts.


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