Conspiracy thriller inspired by the conspiracy theories surrounding the assassination of JFK. After a fictional president is assassinated, a determined, tough prosecutor investigates the emerging conspiracy behind it.

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Le procureur Henri Volney
Michel Albertini ...
Luigi Lacosta
Roland Amstutz ...
Pierre Gregory
Jean-Pierre Bagot ...
Michaël Mix
Georges Beller ...
Sam Kido
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Robert Sanio, l'homme à la caméra
Edmond Bernard ...
Le présentateur TV
Françoise Bette ...
Jane Bellony
Roland Blanche ...
Garcia Santos
Benoît Brione ...
Le reporter au bobino (as Benoist Brione)
Jacques Brylant ...
Nicolas Rosenko (as Jacques Bryland)
Gabriel Cattand ...
Le président Marc Jarry
Nanette Corey
Jacques Denis ...
Despaul, le cobaye
Erick Desmarestz ...
Bob Dagan
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After the recently re-elected President of a fictitious state has been assassinated, one of the members of the investigation committee refuses to sign the final report and is given the task of investigating once more. In the course of his search he finds evidence that casts serious doubt on the committee's "lone-gunman" theory... A very bold film that basically told the "JFK" story thinly disguised as having taken place not in the US. Written by B. v. Weymarn <se6y047@public.uni-hamburg.de>

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19 December 1979 (France)  »

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'I' als in Icaros  »

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The lab scenes describing "obedience to authority" experiments are based on real-life research conducted by famous psychologist Stanley Milgram in 1963 at Yale University. See more »

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When Procureur Henry Volney examines Nicolas Rosenko's book on Daslow it is very easy to see that each page of the book are identical. See more »

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Breathtaking
14 April 2000 | by (Walldorf, Germany) – See all my reviews

The first time I saw this film, I was in shock for days afterwards. Its painstaking and absorbing treatment of the subject holds the attention, helped by good acting and some really intriguing music. The ending, quite simply, had me gasping. First rate!


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