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Il était une fois un flic... (1972)

For a special mission to destroy drug dealers in Nice, hardcore bachelor inspector Campana has to don the role of a married man with a child. He adjusts himself well but will have to fight a lot before being able to achieve final victory.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Le commissaire Lucas (as Michel Lonsdale)
Daniel Ivernel ...
Ligmann
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Christine
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Felice
Giuliano Esperanti ...
(as Giuliano Disperati)
Hervé Hillien ...
Bertrand
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Le commissaire Chauvet / Superintendent in Nice
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Un inspecteur
Phyllis Major ...
Marianne Halifax
Jean-Jacques Moreau
Charles Southwood ...
Un agent du Narcotic Bureau
Robert Castel ...
Rodriguez
Dado Crostarosa
Jean Luisi ...
Le 2ème chauffeur de taxi
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For a special mission to destroy drug dealers in Nice, hardcore bachelor inspector Campana has to don the role of a married man with a child. He adjusts himself well but will have to fight a lot before being able to achieve final victory.

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11 February 1972 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Astynomiki istoria  »

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1.66 : 1
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Trivia

Don't miss, at the seventy third minute, the short appearance of three seconds of Alain Delon as a cameo. He rings at the apartment door where Mireille Darc and her co star Constantin live. His name is not in the credits lines. See more »

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Referenced in Adjust Your Tracking (2013) See more »

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Il était une fois Mariana
composed by Eddie Vartan
lyrics by Nanette Workman
performed by Nanette Workman
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User Reviews

Back into mainstream,without tears....
2 October 2006 | by See all my reviews

After an intriguing offbeat movie where he directed Rita Hayworth ,"La Route de Salina" and where he showed some ambition -it happened several times in his career-,Georges Lautner returns to Georges Lautner's style: a good old Comédie à la Française .This one is rather pleasant and the talented Michel Constantin and the brat make a nice pair.As for Mireille Darc, not exactly my kind of actress, she is passable.The screenplay is solid,the lines are often funny and the kid is of course a naughty boy.

If you want to have fun,this movie is your cup of tea.But if you are a Bergman fan,well..


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