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Sans mobile apparent (1971)

A strange series of murders are being committed in Nice on the French riviera. The commissionaire Carella is in charge and tries desperately to find a missing link between all of these ... See full summary »

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Stéphane Carella
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Sandra Forest
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Julien Sabirnou
Carla Gravina ...
Jocelyne Rocca
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Francis Palombo
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Juliette Vaudreuil
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Perry Rupert-Foote
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Hélène Vallée
Gilles Ségal ...
Di Bozzo (as Gilles Segal)
Pierre Dominique ...
Doume
Erich Segal ...
Hans Kleinberg
Jean-Jacques Delbo ...
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André Falcon ...
Le sous-préfet / Mayor
Alexis Sellan ...
Pierre Barroyer
Esmeralda Ruspoli ...
Madame Forest
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A strange series of murders are being committed in Nice on the French riviera. The commissionaire Carella is in charge and tries desperately to find a missing link between all of these murders. Written by Jean-Yves Simon <simon@wotangate.micro.ti.com>

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One of them is the next victim. One is the killer. We challenge you to guess who. See more »

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15 September 1971 (France)  »

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Without Apparent Motive  »

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Good solid thriller
24 September 2013 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Good solid thriller with fine central performance from Jean Louis Trintignant and very decent score from Morricone. Taught, interesting, involving and amusing from start to finish this good looking film has much to offer including some strange casting and an understated but sleazy background.

Erich Segal, writer of Love Story and person responsible for the screen play of Yellow Submarine(!) plays an off the wall astrologer and ex-wife of Trintignant and then wife of Chabrol turns up with bulging bust looking extremely sexy. Singer Sacha Distel is another surprising performer and does well as a TV presenter. The action takes place in and around Nice and more particularly around its harbour as a sniper begins to kill, seemingly at random, or 'Without Apparent Motive'.


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