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Police Python 357 (1976)

An inspector is having a secret relationship with a woman. When she is murdered by his boss, all proof is against him.

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François Périer ...
Commissaire Ganay
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Thérèse Ganay
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Sylvia Leopardi
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L'inspecteur Ménard
Vadim Glowna ...
L'inspecteur Abadie
Claude Bertrand ...
Le marchand de cochons
Gabrielle Doulcet ...
La vieille aux chats
Alice Reichen ...
La marchande de stylos
Tony Rödel ...
L'Alsacien
Georges-Fréderic Dehlen ...
Le contrôleur de la S.N.C.F (as Georges F. Dehlen)
Serge Marquand ...
Le rouquin
Stéphane Macha
Roger Muni
Malvina Penne
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An inspector is having a secret relationship with a woman. When she is murdered by his boss, all proof is against him.

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February 1980 (USA)  »

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not a Yves Montand's vehicle
16 April 2007 | by See all my reviews

first was Alain Corneau a fan of J P Meville?? in the film there is a scene where François Périer(the bad guy) looking at his shaving mirror, and adjusting his hat. and it reminds me of Melville's film "the samouri"

well the film is almost Yves Montand's monodrama, he walks as he walked in "the red circle",he shoots like he shot in"Z" only his old face has become older since then.. I admit he is not that type of hero----he is not looking very tough, he is no Belmondo or Ventura when he knocks down some guys in film , it's just ridiculous and unbelievable for me , oh , I shake my head and say that's not his job at all.. after all, do you believe the old ,senescent,grandpa could easily beat up a young lad who is apparently stronger and swifter than him?

Montand could have done more political thrillers , not action thriller which I think is his weakest strength

so the film fails


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