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Kino Lorber

“Maigret and the St. Fiacre Case” is the second film pairing director Jean Delannoy with actor Jean Gabin, adapting the mystery novels of George Simenon. Released roughly a year after “Maigret Sets a Trap,” the movie acts as a stand-alone episode rather than a sequel, and is just one of many adaptations of a character that has not enjoyed the same popularity in the U.S. as in Europe.  

Kino Lorber

The character of Maigret is not as well known in the United States as Hercule Poirot, or certainly Philip Marlowe or Sam Spade (this writer Googled Maigret when the Blu-rays crossed his desk),  but the detective has enjoyed portrayals from actors as diverse as Charles Laughton to Rowan Atkinson in a current run of films, television shows and more.

Warner Bros.

In his essential book on San Antonio filmmaking, “Texas Hollywood,” author and film historian Frank Thompson writes:

The nominees for the 90th Academy Awards were announced Tuesday, and Paul Thomas Anderson's film Phantom Thread landed six nominations, including best director and best picture.