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The Dominici Affair (1973)

L'affaire Dominici (original title)
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Jeanne Allard ...
Augusta Callat
Max Amyl ...
L'avocat
Michel Bertay ...
Périez, le juge d'instruction
Jean-Pierre Castaldi ...
Le premier journaliste
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Le commissaire
Gérard Darrieu ...
Clovis Dominici
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Zézé Perrin
Colin Drake ...
Sir Jack Drummond
Alberto Farnese ...
Un journaliste italien
Geneviève Fontanel ...
Pierre Forget ...
Le père d'Yvette
Annick Fougery ...
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Nicole Giroux ...
Rafael Hernández ...
Lopez
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This movie was a warning that anyone could be reached.
6 August 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Well cast, acted and even the wandering photography is OK. The point of view is tumbled and tossed for a reason because there couldn't be one. One moment the viewer is judge and jury; the next, a bewildered tourist; the next, a time traveler experiencing the Europe not shown in the travel brochures. (The review before this is very good at shortly defining this brief case of that.) It's worth seeing if you do your homework first: IT WAS World NEWS. The movie plays with that fact and it would have been much more entertaining had it risked (real risks) telling the greater story of espionage (the CIA was embarrassed by the media of that time linking it to the murders) a whiff of English nobility again horribly compromised--from the previous espionage-d Profumo Scandal; and The Cold War hanging like a cloud over the Atlantic--all the way to Hollywood. The 4 admitted producers represent that clouded reality. Their mere presence put real, enforced limits on a movie that deserved much better. That it was made at all during that time with gifted actors is perhaps telling us much, much more. Drink lots of cognac after your research and watch it unfold like an over edited surveillance tape. Well worth the effort. Good luck with that.


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