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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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(based on the novel "Et puis s'en vont..." by), (adaptation) (as Frantz-Andre Burguet) | 2 more credits »
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Serge Morgan
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Jane Swenson
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Paul
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Inspector Bardeche
Paul Albert Krumm ...
Lancan
Yvette Lebon ...
La maîtresse d'Emery
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Henri Emery
Laurence Badie ...
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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He's the best hit man in the business His target - THE GODFATHER... His price - one million dollars. See more »


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December 1974 (USA)  »

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French Intrigue  »

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Finnish censorship visa #79763. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Taxi Driver (1976) See more »

Soundtracks

Cannabis-Bis
Written by Serge Gainsbourg
Arranged and Performed by Jean-Claude Vannier Et Son Ensemble
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Serge should have stick with music.
29 May 2007 | by (Finland) – See all my reviews

They made a lots of crime movies like this in the 60's. The script (if there is any) hasn't given much thought and is full of holes. The characters are empty and stupid, there are always drugs involved and at least one party scene full of grass smoking messed up hippies. Jane Birkin and Serge Gainsbourg spend most of the time kissing and touching each other while the other "gangster" is just fooling around. From time to time, police is trying to catch them with zero results. Acting is bad and the dialog is ridiculous. However, there are still some nice shots in it and the soundtrack (composed by Gainsbourg) is fantastic and that is a reason enough to check out this piece of crap.


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