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The Night Caller (1975)
"Peur sur la ville" (original title)

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Commissaire Letellier and Inspector Moissac are tracking Minos, a serial killer whose victims are women.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Le commissaire Jean Letellier
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L'inspecteur Moissac
Adalberto Maria Merli ...
Pierre Valdeck / Minos (as Adalberto-Maria Merli)
Rosy Varte ...
Germaine Doizon
Roland Dubillard ...
Le psychologue
Jean Martin ...
Le commissaire divisionnaire, Sabin
Catherine Morin ...
Hélène Grammont
Germana Carnacina ...
Pamela Sweet
Giovanni Cianfriglia ...
Marcucci
Henry Djanik ...
Un inspecteur de police
Louis Samier
Jacques Paoli ...
Lui-même
Jean-Louis Fortuit
Gilberte Géniat
Philippe Brigaud
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Storyline

A serial killer frightens Paris by phoning young ladies at night, telling them insults about their lives. Minos, as he calls himself, wants to prevent the world from free women and so he targets them. Commissaire Letellier is given the investigation and has a hard time with the maniac. Written by Frederic Villemin <fredv@infonie.fr>

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Action | Thriller | Drama

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Release Date:

9 April 1975 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Fear Over the City  »

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Box Office

Gross:

SEK 644,015 (Sweden)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Was released in the UK (as "The Night Caller") as the supporting film in a double bill with White Line Fever (1975). See more »

Goofs

During the metro chase, the train driver is obviously alone in his cabin. However, when the train passes the overground bridge three people in the cabin are easily visible. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Frantic (1988) See more »

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the best french action movie
29 January 2004 | by (nantes,france) – See all my reviews

This movie was a replacement in France. It marks the entry of a new criminal type(Minos) in a scenery unprecedented(the cold tower).The introduction is very efficient,a woman alone in her apartment,harass by the voice of Minos. Commissaire Letellier will be change his méthods for catch Minos. The opposition between the old-fashion criminal(Marcucci) and the modern(minos) is the symbol of a new area. The stunts are incredible(belmondo=keaton and Jackie Chan)specially the chase on the subway.The Veber's dialogues are very punchy. 8/10


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