Edgar runs a prison in the Adriatic Sea with an iron fist. Family relations are tense; Edger and his wife Théa can no longer stand one another. But when Théa receives a visit from a former lover and their daughter falls in love with a political prisoner, the situation degenerates.
Directed by: Marcel Cravenne (France, 1948, black and white)
Based on the play by August Strindberg.
Cast: Erich Von Stroheim (Edgar), Denise Vernac (Théa), Jean Servais (Kurt), María Denis (Rita), Pierre Palau (the sergeant), Massimo Serato (Stéphane), Margo Lion (Mathilde)
Genre: comedy drama