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The Lady in the Car with Glasses and a Gun (1970)

A secretary takes her boss's car for the holiday in the Mediteranean, oddly retracing a journey she has not taken, and is recognized by people she has not met before. When a body turns up ... See full summary »

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Yves-Marie aka Philippe
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Billie Dixon ...
Tall Girl
Bernard Fresson ...
Jean Yvain
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Manuel
Philippe Nicaud ...
Highway Policeman
Martine Kelly ...
Kiki
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Doctor
Jacques Legras ...
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Lisa Jouvet ...
Danish Tourist
André Oumansky ...
Bernard Thorr
Yves Pignot ...
Baptistin
Louise Rioton ...
American Tourist
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A secretary takes her boss's car for the holiday in the Mediteranean, oddly retracing a journey she has not taken, and is recognized by people she has not met before. When a body turns up in her trunk, things get serious. Written by alfiehitchie

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Her first mistake was getting into the car.

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A Garota no Automóvel - Com Óculos e um Rifle  »

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Final film of director Anatole Litvak. See more »

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Version of The Lady in the Car with Glasses and a Gun (2015) See more »

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Un Coeur, Deux Piques
Music by Michel Legrand
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Suspense ersatz.
9 May 2002 | by See all my reviews

This movie had high pretensions.Sebastien Japrisot is a poor man's Boileau Narcejac whose scripts are far-fetched and fall apart at every twist.Stephane Audran's presence could give a Claude Chabrol feel.And the heroine was Samantha Eggar, of "the collector" fame (1965).Add Oliver Reed and a director,Anatole Litvak, who succeeded brilliantly in suspense in former days (sorry wrong number,1948)

Eggar has been framed and she tries to understand as the plot thickens.Would her boss (Reed) do very bad things behind her back?Don't expect "les diaboliques".The ending is trite and disappointing.

Anatole Litvak called it a day after this thriller.The sixties had been pretty disastrous for him,encompassing Françoise Sagan (Aimez-vous Brahms?/Goodbye again) and absurd "historical" thriller(the night of the generals)


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