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(1967)

Plot Summary

  • Hitman Jef Costello is a perfectionist who always carefully plans his murders and who never gets caught. One night however, after killing a night-club owner, he's seen by witnesses. His efforts to provide himself with an alibi fail and more and more he gets driven into a corner.

    - Written by Leon Wolters <wolters@strw.LeidenUniv.nl>
  • Jeff Costello is a lonely hit man that works under contract. He is hired to kill the owner of a club and becomes the prime suspect of the murder. However, his perfect alibi drops the accusation against him. His girlfriend Jane, her client and citizen above any suspicion Wiener and Valerie, the pianist of the club and main witness of the crime, provide the necessary evidence of his innocence supporting his alibi. Free, he is betrayed and chased by the gangsters sent by the one that hired him and also by the police, not convinced of his innocence. Jeff seeks out who has hired him to revenge.

    - Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • In Paris, Jeff Costello is a lonely hit man that works under contract. He is hired to kill the owner of a club and becomes the prime suspect of the murder. However, his perfect alibi drops the accusation against him. His girlfriend Jane, her client and citizen above any suspicion Wiener and Valerie, the pianist of the club and main witness of the crime, provide the necessary evidence of his innocence supporting his alibi. Free, he is betrayed and chased by the gangsters sent by the one that hired him and also by the police, not convinced of his innocence. Jeff seeks out who has hired him to revenge.

    - Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • In Paris, Jef Costello is a lonely hit man that works under contract. He is hired to kill the owner of a club and becomes the prime suspect of the murder. However, his perfect alibi drops the accusation against him. His girlfriend Jane, her client and citizen above any suspicion Wiener and Valerie, the pianist of the club and main witness of the crime, provide the necessary evidence of his innocence supporting his alibi. Free, he is betrayed and chased by the gangsters sent by the one that hired him and also by the police, not convinced of his innocence. Jef seeks out who has hired him to revenge.

    - Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • After killing a night-club owner, professional hitman Jef Costello's seen by witnesses. His efforts to provide himself with an alibi fail and more and more he gets driven into a corner.

    - Written by Daniel Jos. Leary

Synopsis

Alain Delon stars, as Jeff Costello is an assassin who lives a solitary life with no friends. Costello begins his new assignment stealing a car...

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