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Chance Meeting (1959)
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Dutch painter Jan-Van Rooyer hurries to keep a rendezvous with Jacquleine Cousteau, an elegant, sophisticated Frenchwoman, slightly his elder, whose relationship with him had turned from ... See full summary »

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Jan-Van Rooyer (as Hardy Kruger)
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Insp. Morgan
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Jacqueline Cousteau
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Insp. Westover
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Sir Brian Lewis
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Dutch painter Jan-Van Rooyer hurries to keep a rendezvous with Jacquleine Cousteau, an elegant, sophisticated Frenchwoman, slightly his elder, whose relationship with him had turned from art student into one of love trysts. He arrives and is confronted by Detective Police Inspector Morgan who accuses him of having murdered Jacqueline. Morgan listens sceptically to the dazed denials of Van-Rooyen as he tells the story of his relationship with the murdered woman. Morgan, after hearing the story, realizes that the mystery has deepened and it becomes more complicated when the Assistant Commissioner, Sir Brian Lewis, explains that Jacqueline was not married but was being kept by Sir Howard Fenton, a high-ranking diplomat whose names must be kept out of the case. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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A motion picture brilliantly, mysteriously different... as man is to woman!


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A promotional song for the US release,"Chance Meeting" with music by William Katz and lyrics by Ruth Roberts was published in 1960, but not used in the film. See more »

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I'm A Lonely Man
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Music by Richard Rodney Bennett
Lyrics by Herbert Kretzmer
Sung by Hardy Krüger
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nicely done
7 May 1999 | by See all my reviews

This is basically a mystery story, but the mystery itself and its solution are not very satisfying. The best is that in the mean time we get to see some character study. And Losey's mise-en-scene is above average, as usual.


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