Rene is not a bright guy. He was taught to kill by the Resistance. But the WW2 is over and he keeps on killing. He is condemned to death. In jail, expecting the presidential pardon, he mets other condemned men. An anti-capital punishment drama, written and directed by a former lawyer.
Marcel Mouloudji, Raymond Pellegrin, Antoine Balpêtré, Julien Verdier, Claude Laydu, Georges Poujouly, Jacqueline Pierreux, Lucien Nat, Louis Arbessier, René Blancard, Léonce Corne, Henri Crémieux, Jean Daurand, Yvonne de Bray, Guy Decomble