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Symphonie pour un massacre (1963)

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Credited cast:
... Clavet
... Valoti
José Giovanni ... Moreau
... Paoli
... Jabeke
... Madeleine Clavet
... Hélène Valoti
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Claude Cerval
Jean Degrave
Maurice Garrel
Billy Kearns ... Un client américain
Pierre Mirat
Marcello Pagliero
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27 May 1965 (USA)  »

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Symphony for a Massacre  »

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Remade in 2015 by the Bollywood - India - industry under the title: Johnny Gaddaar. See more »

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kill again and again and ...

At last, we can see the third Jacques Deray movie, another interesting french film noir : fine script by José Giovanni, Claude Sautet (in his noir period) and Deray, strong dark cinematography by Claude Renoir in Paris and other towns and great casting (Rochefort, Vanel, Auclair, Dauphin, Mercier, Rocca, ...).

But there are two points that bother me. First, Rochefort doesn't look enough nasty to me. Second, the movie lacks in nervosity, some shots are real slow. But it's personnal opinion, otherwise it's a fine entertainment and it's great to discover an invisible french film noir in glorious black and white from the beginning of the 60's.


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