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22 December 1967 (France) See more »
His Life is a Puzzle That Doesn't Add Up!
A wealthy amnesiac begins to suspect that his devoted wife is not really his wife and that he is not the man people keep telling him he is. | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)

Alain Delon ... Pierre Lagrange / Georges Campo

Senta Berger ... Christiane
Peter Mosbacher ... Kim
Claude Piéplu ... Le décorateur
Albert Augier
Renate Birgo ... L'infirmière
Georges Montant ... Le brigadier

Sergio Fantoni ... Freddie
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Albert Daumergue ... (uncredited)
Marcel Gassouk ... (uncredited)
Guy Stranger ... L'Arabe (uncredited)

Directed by
Julien Duvivier 
Writing credits
Louis C. Thomas (book "Manie de la persécution")

Roland Girard (adaptation) and
Jean Bolvary (adaptation) &
Julien Duvivier (adaptation)

Paul Gégauff  dialogue (uncredited)

Produced by
Raymond Danon .... delegate producer
Original Music by
François de Roubaix 
Cinematography by
Henri Decaë (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Paul Cayatte 
Production Design by
Léon Barsacq 
Costume Design by
Georgette Fillon 
Makeup Department
Michel Deruelle .... makeup artist
Renée Guidet .... hair stylist
Production Management
Ralph Baum .... production manager
Paul Dufour .... unit manager
Roger Pera .... assistant unit manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Michel Romanoff .... first assistant director
Art Department
Eric Simon .... set dresser
Maurice Terrasse .... property master
Jean Vergne .... props
Sound Department
Paul Pauwels .... boom operator
René Sarazin .... sound
Camera and Electrical Department
Jean-Paul Cornu .... second assistant camera
François Lauliac .... first assistant camera
Victor Rodrigue .... still photographer
Robert Schneider .... camera operator
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Jeanne Vergne .... costumer (as Janine Vergne)
Music Department
Éric Demarsan .... orchestrator
Other crew
Betty Elvira .... script supervisor
Jean Fouchet .... title designer
Maurice Otte .... production administrator

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USA:93 min | Japan:93 min
Color (Eastmancolor)
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14 out of 18 people found the following review useful.
Farewell,Monsieur Duvivier., 7 February 2005
Author: dbdumonteil

The movie begins with a car crash.Soon after,Duvivier would die in a car crash too.It was the second time he 'd experimented color and

directed Alain Delon (who was part of the cast of "le devil and the ten commandments",a film made up of sketches ,Duvivier's forte.) Julien Duvivier is my all-time favorite French director .His career encompasses the silent era,the glorious thirties when he produced one masterpiece a year ,an American era in the forties.In the fifties he 's best remembered for his "Don Camillo" saga but one should not forget his films noirs extraordinaire ("Sous le ciel de Paris" and "Voici le temps des assassins").Then there was the nouvelle vague which was always putting him down.Delon reportedly said he'd suffered from their contempt.He shouldn't have bothered:he's better than any of them.And Claude Chabrol is certainly his psychic son as he is Hitchcock's or Clouzot's.

"Diaboliquement votre" is a poor swansong though.Duvivier's indomitable pessimism can be felt when he denies (and it's not the first time:almost all Duvivier works have a bitter end)the audience the de rigueur happy end ,but his magic touch is almost absent here.Delon portrays a framed man :a distant relative of George Peppard in Jack Smight's "the third day" (1966) and Tom Berenger in "shattered",his wife (Senta Berger)refuses to give herself to him after a car crash.But is she really his wife?And what about these strange voices he can hear at night?This shady doctor who calls him his friend?This Chinese servant?This kind of screenplay needs talented writers ,like Boileau-Narcejac ("Diabolique" "Vertigo" ) ,Frédéric Dard ("Toi le venin") or John Dickson Carr whose " burning court" Duvivier had transferred to the screen in 1962.Louis Thomas whose book I've not read is not in the same league.His tricks are roughly done:the tape recorder,the dog,the trap door..All the plot seems to sink into the pool of the desirable mansion.

Delon's presence,Berger's beauty and a nice cinematography make the movie watchable.But Duvivier had done so much so much better that I urge French movies buffs to see his finest works,which Orson Welles himself admired.

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