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Il était une fois un flic... (1972)

For a special mission to destroy drug dealers in Nice, hardcore bachelor inspector Campana has to don the role of a married man with a child. He adjusts himself well but will have to fight a lot before being able to achieve final victory.

Director:

Georges Lautner

Writers:

Richard Caron (novel), Francis Veber (dialogue) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michel Constantin ... Le commissaire Campana
Michael Lonsdale ... Le commissaire Lucas (as Michel Lonsdale)
Daniel Ivernel Daniel Ivernel ... Ligmann
Mireille Darc ... Christine
Venantino Venantini ... Felice - le tueur
Giuliano Esperati Giuliano Esperati ... (as Giuliano Disperati)
Hervé Hillien ... Bertrand
Robert Dalban ... Le commissaire Chauvet / Superintendent in Nice
Henri Guybet ... Un inspecteur
Phyllis Major Phyllis Major ... Marianne Halifax
Jean-Jacques Moreau Jean-Jacques Moreau ... Un inspecteur de la PJ
Charles Southwood ... Un agent du Narcotic Bureau
Robert Castel Robert Castel ... Rodriguez
Dado Crostarosa Dado Crostarosa
Jean Luisi Jean Luisi ... Le 2ème chauffeur de taxi
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For a special mission to destroy drug dealers in Nice, hardcore bachelor inspector Campana has to don the role of a married man with a child. He adjusts himself well but will have to fight a lot before being able to achieve final victory.

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Comedy | Crime

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Country:

Italy | France

Language:

French

Release Date:

11 February 1972 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Astynomiki istoria See more »

Filming Locations:

Nice, Alpes-Maritimes, France See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Original literary source : "TTX-75 en famille", spy novel by Richard Caron, published by Editions Fleuve Noir (collection Espionnage N° 705), Paris, 1968, 250 pages. See more »

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Back into mainstream,without tears....
2 October 2006 | by dbdumonteilSee all my reviews

After an intriguing offbeat movie where he directed Rita Hayworth ,"La Route de Salina" and where he showed some ambition -it happened several times in his career-,Georges Lautner returns to Georges Lautner's style: a good old Comédie à la Française .This one is rather pleasant and the talented Michel Constantin and the brat make a nice pair.As for Mireille Darc, not exactly my kind of actress, she is passable.The screenplay is solid,the lines are often funny and the kid is of course a naughty boy.

If you want to have fun,this movie is your cup of tea.But if you are a Bergman fan,well..


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