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Dirty Hands (1975)
"Les innocents aux mains sales" (original title)

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Saint Tropez, 1975. Julie Wormser and her lover, writer and neighbour Jeff Marle, plan the assassination of her wealthy husband Louis, an impotent who drinks a lot. She hits him, and leaves... See full summary »

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Julie Wormser
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Louis Wormser
François Maistre ...
Commissaire Lamy
Paolo Giusti ...
Jeff Marle
François Perrot ...
Georges Thorent
Hans Christian Blech ...
Le juge / Judge (as Hans-Christian Blech)
Pierre Santini ...
Commissaire Villon
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Maître Albert Légal
Henri Attal ...
Police Officer
Serge Bento ...
Directeur de Banque
Jean Cherlian ...
Le policier du bateau
Jurgens Doeres ...
(as Jurgen Doeres)
Gilbert Servien
Dominique Zardi ...
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Saint Tropez, 1975. Julie Wormser and her lover, writer and neighbour Jeff Marle, plan the assassination of her wealthy husband Louis, an impotent who drinks a lot. She hits him, and leaves the rest of the task to Jeff. Julie finds herself alone the following day, and becomes therefore prime suspect. Where is Louis' body? Where is Jeff? Is there any secret beyond a door? Written by Vincent Merlaud <merlaud@studi.mathematik.hu-berlin.de>

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How Romy Schneider Solved Rod Steiger's Sexual Problem. Permanently. See more »


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26 March 1975 (France)  »

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'Romy Schneider' dubbed herself in the final English language version (besides filming the scenes with Rod Steiger in English). See more »

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Referenced in Sadsacks Go to War (1974) See more »

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twists and turns like some manic giallo
28 September 2009 | by (Greenwich - London) – See all my reviews

Top notch Chabrol! I was a bit worried at first as after the initial nude appearance of the delectable Romy Schneider, a rather puffy faced Rod Steiger does not look too good. His being dubbed does not help but soon enough with such a fast moving tale, any misgivings are forgotten. This twists and turns like some manic giallo and Chabrol does not take himself too seriously, even allowing us to laugh - out loud at one point, that must be a first for me in this directors films. I'm sure if analysed carefully there are plot holes but it is clever, involving and very enjoyable. It can also be taken very seriously as Schneider' s character as the only female, takes a little more than the 'male gaze' from everybody else in the film and the varying relationship between the two leads is as puzzling as the film itself.


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