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Patrick Dewaere ...
Paul Kerjean
Michel Auclair ...
Michel Saint-Claude
Caroline Cellier ...
Hélène Kerjean
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Walter, le détective
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Laura Weber
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Mme Benoît-Lambert
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Cornelius A. Woeagen
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Jean Mercure ...
Holstein
Jean-Pierre Kalfon ...
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Jean-Laurent Cochet ...
Hartmann
André Falcon ...
Pierre Bayen, le rédacteur en chef
Claude Marcault ...
La secrétaire de Kerjean
Jacques Maury ...
Jack Sleiter
Jacqueline Doyen ...
Arlène Robert
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A young journalist stumbles across something much more sinister than a simple suicide in the death of a politician - the death seems to be an assassination contrived by an American multinational company intent on taking over several French industries. The journalist's objective is to garner enough evidence to expose the American corporation for what it really is, before French companies start disappearing - and before any more corpses accumulate, including his own. Written by Eleanor Mannikka, Rovi

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Robert Lattes badly let down by Verneuil
1 November 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Not quite what you would expect from someone like Henri Verneuil. Patrick Dewaere does indeed rescue the film from complete oblivion. While Robert Lattes' novel makes pleasant reading (if you read French, that is), the movie adaptation doesn't amount to much. Denouncing the ills of "big business" is certainly laudable, as is placing the action if the larger picture of "economic history". But is this sufficient to keep an audience spellbound from beginning to end? All the ingredients are there for the taking. But Verneuil never seems to be willing to go all the way, and he simply leaves you high and dry. Enrolling a better- than-average cast of actors is no guaranteed recipe for success. If all you're looking for is just to sit back and relax because you've nothing better to do than watch a movie, OK -- go ahead. But if you're looking for a good French movie, skip this one. A sheer waste of time. (But read the book by all means).


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