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I as in Icarus (1979)

I... comme Icare (original title)
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... See full summary »

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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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Transposition of the Kennedy assassination and ensuing inquiry. See more »

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The amateur video sold to Procureur Henry Volney was shot using at least 2 cameras : one for the wide shot of the car in the crowd, and one for a closer shot, at a different angle, of the president being killed. See more »

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Better than J. F. K.
21 January 2002 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

I saw this film for the very first time several years ago - and was hooked up in an instant. It is great and much better than J. F. K. cause you always have to think 'Can it happen to me? Can I become a murderer?' You cannot turn of the TV or your VCR without thinking about the plot and the end, which you should'nt miss under any circumstances.


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