Director:

(as Serge R. Leroy)

Writers:

, (screenplay) (as Serge R. Leroy) | 3 more credits »
Reviews

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

As every summer, Georges Lajoie, his wife Ginette and grown-up son Léon go on holiday to Loulou's campsite. They join old friends, the Schumachers and the Colins. Brigitte Colin, the ... See full summary »

Director: Yves Boisset
Stars: Jean Carmet, Pierre Tornade, Jean Bouise
Crime | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Abel Davis is a criminal, hunted in Italy. The police are closing in, so he and his pal Raymond arrange to flee back to France with Abel's wife, Thérèse, and their two young sons. Abel and ... See full summary »

Director: Claude Sautet
Stars: Lino Ventura, Sandra Milo, Jean-Paul Belmondo
Scoumoune (1972)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Episodic portrait of a criminal, from 1934 until after the war. Roberto Borgo is tough, cool, sardonic, loyal, and deadly. He comes to Marseilles to help his friend Xavier Saratov get out ... See full summary »

Director: José Giovanni
Stars: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Claudia Cardinale, Michel Constantin
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Detective Philip Marlowe tries to help a friend who is accused of murdering his wife.

Director: Robert Altman
Stars: Elliott Gould, Nina van Pallandt, Sterling Hayden
Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

"Le Dabe" retired many years ago and now he lives in the Tropics where he owns stables and horses. He is a very rich man. He was the king of all money counterfeiters. He is contacted from ... See full summary »

Director: Gilles Grangier
Stars: Jean Gabin, Martine Carol, Françoise Rosay
The Track (1975)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A young tourist is sexually assaulted by two men in the countryside. After she manages to escape, a party of local hunters agree to track her in order to cover up the scandal.

Director: Serge Leroy
Stars: Mimsy Farmer, Jean-Luc Bideau, Michael Lonsdale
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Director: Serge Leroy
Stars: Alain Delon, Sophie Renoir, Richard Constantini
Action | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
Director: Serge Leroy
Stars: Claude Brasseur, Véronique Genest, Thierry Lhermitte
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A man helps the victim of an auto accident, not realizing that the man has actually been shot. The men who shot him are now after the man who helped him, in order to eliminate him as a ... See full summary »

Director: Jacques Deray
Stars: Alain Delon, Dalila Di Lazzaro, Michel Auclair
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Director: Serge Leroy
Stars: Philippe Noiret, Nicole Garcia, Roland Blanche
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A man and his stepson driving across Europe are terrorized by a man following them in a pickup truck.

Director: Serge Leroy
Stars: Jean-Louis Trintignant, Mireille Darc, Bernard Fresson
Ciel bleu (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

Nicholas is a conscience-stricken international news photographer. Revolted by what he has seen in wars in Africa and Indochina, he leaves his job and his girlfriend to do sports coverage. ... See full summary »

Director: Serge Leroy
Stars: Frédéric de Pasquale, Alexandra Stewart
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Bernard Solville
...
Me Desbordes
Georges Géret ...
Basilio Hagon
Annie Cordy ...
Nina
Cathy Rosier ...
Cathy Mondor
Pierre Santini ...
Frank Mazier
Bob Asklöf ...
Bob (as Bob Asklof)
Billy Kearns
Carl Studer ...
Sam
Julie Dassin ...
Madeleine
Michèle Delacroix
Danielle Durou
Lucien Duval
Robert Favart
Antonia Lotito ...
(as Antonella Lolito)
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Crime | Drama

Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

14 June 1973 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Gefährliche Partner  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

,  »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Featured in Attention, the Kids Are Watching (1978) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Sail away sailor
29 January 2013 | by See all my reviews

Serge Leroy 's sophomore effort for the silver screen (the first one "Ciel Bleu" seems rather interesting but is nowhere to be found)has a strong male cast :Michel Constantin,was par excellence,the tough guy of the French B movies (but in his filmography one masterpiece :Jacques Becker's "Le Trou" (1959),the best French prison movie ever made ,and no ,it's not a Nouvelle Vague work!);Georges Géret ,Pierre Santini and Adolfo -"Thunderball"-Celi provide good support;unfortunately ,Cathy Rosier is as expressive as a Barbie doll and Annie Cordy's role is underwritten.

The story is complicated instead of complex :it involves secret microfilms ,frame-ups,corrupt lawyer and lots of dollars ,plus a song by Annie Cordy .But all in all ,it's just another thriller .Leroy's next movie "La Traque" will be simpler and much more absorbing .

The title: it's explained in the movie ;a "Mataf" is slang for "sailor" who joins the navy for five years ;the connection with the movie is thin,unless the hero's ship (in the last sequence) counts


4 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Le mataf (1973) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?