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Confidentially Yours (1983)

Vivement dimanche! (original title)
Claude Massoulier is murdered while hunting at the same place than Julien Vercel, an estate agent that knew him and whose fingerprints are found on Massoulier's car. As the police discovers... See full summary »

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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 2 nominations. See more awards »
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Jean-Pierre Kalfon ...
Massoulier (the priest)
Philippe Laudenbach ...
Maitre Clement
Philippe Morier-Genoud ...
Supt. Santelli
Xavier Saint-Macary ...
Bertrand Fabre
Jean-Louis Richard ...
Louison
Caroline Silhol ...
Marie-Christine Vercel (as Caroline Sihol)
Castel Casti
Anik Belaubre ...
Paule Delbecq
Yann Dedet ...
Angel Face
Nicole Félix ...
The scarfaced whore
Georges Koulouris ...
Lablache
Pascale Pellegrin ...
Secretarial candidate
Roland Thénot ...
Jambreau
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Claude Massoulier is murdered while hunting at the same place than Julien Vercel, an estate agent that knew him and whose fingerprints are found on Massoulier's car. As the police discovers that Marie-Christine Vercel, Julien's wife, was Massoulier's mistress, Julien is very suspected. But his secretary, Barbara Becker, while not quite convinced he is innocent, defends him and leads her private investigations... Written by Yepok

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François Truffaut's final film and a tribute to Alfred Hitchcock. Truffaut was an expert on Hitchcock and a great admirer of his work throughout his career. See more »

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When the corpse is wheeled out of Vercel's residence, its eyes noticeably open and move. See more »

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Maitre Clement: Everything I've done was for women. I like to look at them and to touch them.I enjoy giving them pleasure. Women are magic, so I became a magician.
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Funny, surprising, very intelligent
27 February 2005 | by (Brazil) – See all my reviews

Truffaut did some beautiful movies and this, along with La femme d'à coté, is a favorite. The B&W gives the film ambiance, Fanny Ardent gives the film grace. She's the heart and soul of the film and is in very good company. The plot is smart and full of twists - will keep you hooked to the end. What initially appears to be another passion crime unfolds into the secret relationships of the deceased, into the underworld, and into the many abilities of a secretary that happens to be in love with the boss. The movie is very instigating in showing a feminist approach to crime solving, where, surprisingly, the heroin is ready to stand rather strong abuse. Well worth bearing the legends if you can't handle French.


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