A beautiful young woman in the South of France is raped by a mysterious masked assailant. She shoots him dead soon afterwards and dumps his corpse in the sea. Soon an American investigator turns up who seems to know what she has done.
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Bronson At His Brutal Best!
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learned all his French dialogue phonetically so that his lips would match the actual dialogue, avoiding the unsynchronized "lip flapping" that plagued many European films with multi-national casts of the time. Bronson's dialogue was then dubbed by American expat filmmaker John Berry
, who also dubbed the actor in Farewell, Friend
(1968). Bronson dubbed his own dialogue in the English version. See more
In the beginning of the film, the bus is seen passing by and then stopping with no one on board, yet when the bus drives off, the stranger with the red flight bag is seen at the bus stop. See more
Col. Harry Dobbs
You expect me to eat that?
Americans live on ketchup and milk. I'm a whiz at geography.
The film was shot twice, once with the cast speaking English and once with them speaking French, which the French version running just over two minutes longer despite having no additional scenes. The UK DVD released by Optimum includes both cuts of the film. See more
Referenced in Mean Streets
Le Passager de la Pluie
Music by Francis Lai
Lyrics by Sébastien Japrisot
Performed by Séverine See more