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Cold Sweat (1970)

De la part des copains (original title)
PG | | Action, Crime, Drama | June 1974 (USA)
With his wife and daughter being held hostage, a seasoned ex-military man is involved in a shady smuggling operation to save his family.

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Terence Young
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Charles Bronson ... Joe Martin
Liv Ullmann ... Fabienne Martin
James Mason ... Captain Ross
Jill Ireland ... Moira
Michel Constantin ... Whitey
Luigi Pistilli ... Fausto Gelardi
Yannick Delulle Yannick Delulle ... Michèle Martin (as Yannick de Lulle)
Paul Bonifas Paul Bonifas ... The doctor
Sabine Sun ... The nurse
Roger Mailles Roger Mailles ... A poker player
Nathalie Varallo Nathalie Varallo ... Violet
Remo Mosconi Remo Mosconi ... Marius
Dominique Crosland Dominique Crosland ... The girl scout leader
Jean Topart Jean Topart ... Katanga
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Storyline

Joe Martin, a quiet American, lives a quiet life in the South of France renting boats to tourists. He is happily married to Fabienne and has a twelve-year-old daughter named Michèle. But the quiet man has a past: ten years before, Joe (then Moran) had escaped with four other convicts, among whom the sadistic ex-mercenary Katanga. Seeing the latter brutally kill an M. P., Joe had abandoned his accomplices and left with the car. One night, Captain Ross, Katanga, Whitey and Fausto re-appear.. Written by Guy Bellinger

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Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »

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Country:

France | Italy | Belgium

Language:

English | French

Release Date:

June 1974 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Cold Sweat See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(heavily cut)

Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

This movie wasn't released in the USA until 1974, over three years after it was made. The film was shot in France in 1970 and first released around the world there on 18 December 1970. See more »

Goofs

During the fight between Joe and Vermont, Fabienne kicks the gun out of the kitchen. In the next shot, it has rotated 90 degrees from its previous resting position. See more »

Quotes

Fabienne Martin: Killing him wouldn't be murder; it would be like cleaning a cesspool.
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Alternate Versions

To receive a UK 'A' cinema certificate the film was cut by the BBFC to remove the sound of a neck break and a brief scene of nudity, and to edit the shooting of a man with a flare gun. It was later reissued with a 'AA' (now 15) certificate and the cuts restored. See more »

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Edited into Ninja the Mission Force: Ninja Delivery (2012) See more »

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A must - not see......
17 January 2001 | by captainpatSee all my reviews

This film just does not work. In fact, it was so painful, we turned it off.

The basic flaws are in the characters. The actions of the characters do not make sense and leave you gasping for breath at their stupidity.

It actually looks like part of the script was improvised or nobody checked the script after it was written.


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