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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Henri Savin
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Julie Manet
Marie Dubois ...
Dominique Montlaur
Jean-François Balmer ...
Waldeck
Marc Eyraud ...
Le juge d'instruction Baron
Roger Muni ...
Bruno
Jacques Rispal ...
Paco, un chauffeur routier
Michel Ruhl ...
Le maître Leverrier
Gabriel Gascon ...
Pannequin
Martin Trévières ...
Belloc
Patrick Feigelson ...
(as Patrick Fiegelson)
Albert Michel ...
L'epicier
Pierre Frag ...
Maurice
Marie Pillet ...
Yvette
Fabienne Arel ...
Maria
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Thriller | Crime | Action

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28 September 1977 (France)  »

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CAD 2,400,000 (estimated)
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Thriller that could have been better

Corneau's career is a bit of a puzzle. He started with thrillers and is now making sombre mood pieces like Nocturne indien and Tous les matins du monde that feature career making performances (see Anne Brochet in the latter). La menace starts off as a tight thriller with a harried Yves Montand trying to balance wife and mistress, loses some momentum in the middle as fumble-foot detective Balmer sniffs around the principals, then picks up for a slam-bang finish in the twisting mountain roads of southern British Columbia.

Montand and Carole Laure, the Canadian singer-actress, supply the tension after the sudden death of Marie Dubois (who is the best performer in the picture). Although it's not as good as the classic Série noire with Dewaere, this is a watchable film.


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