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Focal Point (1977)
"Le point de mire" (original title)

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Danièle Gaur
Jacques Dutronc ...
Julien
Jean Bouise ...
Bob
Claude Dauphin ...
Maître Leroy
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Petit Louis
Philippe Rouleau ...
John W. Maxwell
Lucienne Le Marchand ...
Mère de Danièle
Christine Laurent ...
Virginie
Silvia Badescu ...
Olga (as Silvia Badesco)
Françoise Brion ...
Madame Yvonne
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Michel Gaur
Matthias Habich ...
Bruno
Jess Hahn ...
Général Harris
Jean Lescot ...
Vannier, un reporter
Hans Verner ...
Un touriste allemand, ancien combattant
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A poor man's "parallax view"
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Pierre Boulle provided David Lean and Franklin J.Shaffner with two great stories:"bridge on the river Kwaï" (1957) and "planet of the apes " (1968)I've not read the Boulle novel which was adapted here.But I hope it's better than this listless dragging political thriller .A good cast (Annie Girardot,Jean Bouise ,Jean-Claude Brialy and the neglected Françoise Brion in a one-scene madam part) is wasted .The last sequence will remind Pakula's fans of his excellent "parallax view".But Tramont is not up to scratch.A sleeper?A sleeping pill more like!


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