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Flic Story (1972)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Le commissaire Lucas (as Michel Lonsdale)
Daniel Ivernel ...
Ligmann
Mireille Darc ...
Christine
Venantino Venantini ...
Felice
Giuliano Esperanti ...
(as Giuliano Disperati)
Hervé Hillien ...
Bertrand
Robert Dalban ...
Le commissaire Chauvet / Superintendent in Nice
Henri Guybet ...
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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11 February 1972 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Astynomiki istoria  »

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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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Il était une fois un tueur
composed by Nanette Workman
lyrics by Nanette Workman
performed by Nanette Workman
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Constantin at his best
13 February 2007 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

This movie is a mixture between gangster movie and comedy. Georges Lautner created a typical french comedy with quite a good portion of violence, drugs, sex and sarcasm.

Michel Constantin plays Campana, a commissar at the drugs bureau of Paris police. He gets an undercover job in Nice to catch an Italian-french mafia boss. As he slips into the identity of a gangster's brother, who was already killed, he has to play the role of a loving husband with child - something that is not so easy for a confirmed single like Campana. Unfortunately American killers chase behind the Nice mafia clan too, in order to get control of french drug trades to USA.

Constantin played Campana very cool, a silent hero that struggles against the police in Nice, the Nice mafia clan, the American killers and American police from the Bureau against Narcotics and dangerous Drugs (BND). There are a lot of sarcastic elements that bases on the French - American "friendship" - very funny for all Europeans.

All in all a great movie to have fun and a good time. Set in scene perfectly by Lautner.


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