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Eclecticism has always been Delannoy's trademark.That's why the notorious New Wavelet was always putting him down.
From Madame de la Fayette 's "La Princesse de Clèves" to a Patrick Quentin's detective story,it's a long way indeed.He cast the Duke de Nemours Jean-François Poron as the villain (a photographer) and the princesse de Clèves Marina Vlady's sister,Odile Versois as a black gold tycoon's daughter.A complex plot involves two ex-lovers Annie Girardot and Jean-Claude Pascal,the photographer who is also a blackmailer,a wealthy family with a bad gal ,in the tradition of Dorothy Malone's character in Douglas Sirk's "written on the wind " and of course a cop (Philippe Noiret)..
This is a derivative but entertaining thriller ,with a top-notch French cast.Plus ,icing on the cake ,George Sanders!!
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