Night at the Crossroads (La Nuit Du Carrefour)
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Night at the Crossroads (La Nuit Du Carrefour)
La Nuit du Carrefour (A Night at the Crossroads) may well be the least known of Jean Renoir's sound films. Adapted from a novel by Georges Simenon, the story concentrates on a gang of thieves who utilize a cross-road garage as the hideaway. During their last caper, the gang has accidentally murdered a jewel thief, and the heat is on. Winna Winifred, the beautiful ringleader of the gang, makes the fatal mistake of falling in love with Pierre Renoir (the director's brother), the detective who's been assigned to bring her in. The only one of Renoir's productions to thoroughly… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Renoir matches the elegance of calm lawmen with their terse courage, Maigret's perspicacity with an astonishing, documentary-style long take of a car chase through back roads in near-total darkness."
‑ Richard Brody, New Yorker
"Engrossing because it creates a powerful dark mystery atmosphere."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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