Le Couteau dans la plaie (Five Miles to Midnight)
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Le Couteau dans la plaie (Five Miles to Midnight)
In this rather sordid crime drama, a greedy husband survives a plane crash and then contacts his widow to convince her to collect his substantial insurance policy. She is then to give him the money so he can leave her. The whole thing came about when he became insanely jealous over a sensuous dance she did in a Paris cafe. He slaps her in front of everyone there. Later, as he is about to fly out on a business trip, she tells him to stay gone, forever. Despite her anger, she is deeply shocked when the plane crashes and all are apparently killed. She goes home and there sits her husband with his… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"The tawdry atmospheric "insurance fraud film" crashes along with its plane crash vics."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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