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Countdown (1971)
"Comptes à rebours" (original title)

 -  Drama  -  29 January 1971 (France)
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10 years ago, François Nolan and his brother have been betrayed by one of their accomplices after a break-in. During the fight with the police, Francois's brother was killed, and a cop ... See full summary »

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Valberg
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François Nolan
Hubert Deschamps ...
Le concierge / Janitor (as Hubert Deschamp)
Joëlle Bernard ...
Suzy
Serge Sauvion ...
Jebel
Jean-Marc Bory ...
Ferrier
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Macyas
Marcel Bozzuffi ...
Zampa
André Pousse ...
Gi
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Madeleine
Jean Desailly ...
Michel St Rose
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Léa
Charles Vanel ...
Juliani
Pippo Merisi ...
Livio
Bob Asklöf ...
Narcisse (the hit man)
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10 years ago, François Nolan and his brother have been betrayed by one of their accomplices after a break-in. During the fight with the police, Francois's brother was killed, and a cop disfigured by François. Now, François is back for revenge. As nobody knows who the traitor was, the former accomplices lose their head. The disfigured cop is also waiting for the right moment to take his revenge on François. Written by Yepok

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Circle of Vengeance  »

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26 March 2001 | by (Frankfurt) – See all my reviews

pretty cool and passionate french crime movie of the early 70s. the hero is a bit clumsy but that's what makes him so convincing. and simone signoret is great as ever (nearly as good as in her best ever les granges brulees). but what i like most is the atmosphere between people. if you like movies about loyalty, love and trust, you're right with this completely convincing crime-tragedy.


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