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French Intrigue (1970)

Cannabis (original title)
Serge Morgan is a killer working for the American Mafia. After performing a contract in New York for his employers, he takes the plane back to Paris and, during the flight, he gets to know ... See full summary »

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Serge Morgan
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Jane Swenson
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Paul
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Inspector Bardeche
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Lancan
Yvette Lebon ...
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Henri Emery
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Mme carbona
Rita Renoir
Marcel Lupovici
Pierre Asso
Giulio Mauroni
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Serge Morgan is a killer working for the American Mafia. After performing a contract in New York for his employers, he takes the plane back to Paris and, during the flight, he gets to know Jane, the rich daughter of an ambassador. Once in Orly Airport he gets seriously wounded by the men of French drug kingpin Henri Emery. He manages to escape them though and takes refuge at Jane's. Passion sets in between the killer and the young lady. As of then, sex will be intertwined with blood and death. For better or worse... Written by Guy Bellinger

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There's A Million Dollar Contract Out On THE GODFATHER! See more »


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December 1974 (USA)  »

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Curd Jürgens dubbed himself in the German post-synchronized version See more »

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Referenced in Taxi Driver (1976) See more »

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Première Blessure
Written by Serge Gainsbourg
Arranged and Performed by Jean-Claude Vannier Et Son Ensemble
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Incoherent dud
24 June 2010 | by See all my reviews

The title "French Intrigue" is only half right; the film does take place mostly in France, but it is very un-intriguing. According to IMDb, this was Pierre Koralnik's second directorial effort; I don't know if he improved later on, but at this point he absolutely could not direct: the film is very poorly put together, with an almost complete lack of basic transition shots. The script is incoherent and uninteresting. Serge Gainsbourg is supposed to be on a drug-busting mission, but he looks as if he was on drugs himself when this was made! Occasional nudity by Jane Birkin is the film's only redeeming virtue, but I'd still suggest that you avoid "French Intrigue" at all costs. * out of 4.


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