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Dirty Hands (1975)

Les innocents aux mains sales (original title)
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
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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 ...
Police officer
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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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Savage Greed. Searing Sex. Shattering Suspense. See more »

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Crime | Thriller

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26 March 1975 (France)  »

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Dirty Hands  »

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Romy Schneider was dressed by Yves Saint Laurent for this film See more »

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Referenced in Les bidasses s'en vont en guerre (1974) See more »

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How to plan the perfect murder of your husband!... but -
23 January 1999 | by (Portugal) – See all my reviews

  • more important than the carefully analysis of a wife/husband relationship


gone sour, with a cunning game between the husband and the wife's lover, is the magnificent depiction of the relationships between a number of characters. The whole bourgeois world that Chabrol so often chastised is here, with unforgettable roles by Romy Schneider, Rod Steiger, and Jean Rochefort. Sum-up: Film's photography is neat; Justice... has got "dirty hands".


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