René Clair wrote and directed this classic satire about an escaped convict who becomes a wealthy phonograph company owner, and the complications that follow when a prison friend is released and comes looking for a job. The film's dehumanizing portrayal of factory life was an inspiration for Chaplin's "Modern Times." Henri Marchand, Raymond Cordy star. 83 min. Standard; Soundtrack: French Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: English; deleted scenes; bonus short "Entr'acte" (1924); interview. In French with English subtitles.