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La 7ème cible (1984)

The writer Bastien (Lino Ventura), is beaten up by strangers. After another attack, a blackmailer asks for $ 1 million. After Bastien learns why the gigantic sum is demanded, the hunt for the criminal leads him up to the Berlin Wall.

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Claude Pinoteau
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Lino Ventura ... Bastien Grimaldi
Lea Massari ... Nelly
Jean Poiret ... Jean Michelis
Roger Planchon ... Le commissaire Paillard
Elizabeth Bourgine ... Laura (as Élisabeth Bourgine)
Béatrice Agenin Béatrice Agenin ... Catherine
Jean-Pierre Bacri ... L'inspecteur Daniel Esperanza
Robert Hoffmann ... Hagner
Michael Morris Michael Morris ... Clairbone
Erick Desmarestz Erick Desmarestz ... L'inspecteur Buvard
Karol Beffa Karol Beffa ... Le petit Pierre (as Karol Zuber)
Jean-François Rémi Jean-François Rémi
Lina Volonghi Lina Volonghi ... La mamma
Annick Alane Annick Alane ... Gabrielle, l'amie de Mme Grimaldi
Sylvie Orcier Sylvie Orcier ... Mme Bolek
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The writer Bastien (Lino Ventura), is beaten up by strangers. After another attack, a blackmailer asks for $ 1 million. After Bastien learns why the gigantic sum is demanded, the hunt for the criminal leads him up to the Berlin Wall.

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Country:

France

Language:

French | Italian

Release Date:

19 December 1984 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

La septième cible See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Concerto pour violon et orchestre
Performed by Ivry Gitlis, violin soloist
Symphonic orchestra directed by Vladimir Cosma
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The last of Lino Ventura's performances
23 August 2014 | by searchanddestroy-1See all my reviews

Lino Ventura made actually two films after this one, but only as a supporting character. And another one has never been released. This tremendous actor, we still miss, passed away three years later from a stoke. A great loss for the french movie industry. Back to this one, we think of several other features Ventura did in the past, with nearly the same scheme: UN PAPILLON SUR L'EPAULE, ESPION LEVE-TOI and also LE SILENCIEUX. Directed by Jacques Deray for the first, Yves Boisset for the second and also Pinoteau for the last. This one is the film I like the least. The three others were darker, more sharp and violent too. But I like it although. Only because of Lino. An ordinary Citizen, well almost, who have to face weird events that will jeopardize his life. In resume, that's the common scheme for all the movies I mentioned here.

Good time waster anyway.


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