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Le hasard et la violence (1974)

Staying on the Cote d'Azur to write a text on violence, criminologist Laurent Bermann is the victim of aggression. He is looked after by the attractive substitute of the doctor, Constance Weber, whom he soon falls in love with.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Laurent Bermann
... Docteur Constance Weber
Antonio Casagrande ... Gérard
... La fille de l'agence
... Inspecteur Tanner
Jean-Claude Dauphin ... Gilbert Morgan
Giuseppe Addobbati ... Docteur Morgan (as Giuseppe Addobati)
Riccardo Mangano ... Le directeur de la prison
Massimo De Rossi ... Le fou de karaté
Corinne Puccar ... Nadine
René Morard ... Homme sur la plage
Dan Vieru ... Homme sur la plage
Jean-Pierre Mette ... Homme sur la plage
H. Raynaud ... Homme sur la plage
Pierre Dominique ... Le prisonnier de la cellule 8
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Staying on the Cote d'Azur to write a text on violence, criminologist Laurent Bermann is the victim of aggression. He is looked after by the attractive substitute of the doctor, Constance Weber, whom he soon falls in love with.

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Assassinio al sole - Amore e violenza  »

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The female lead was originally offered to Jennifer O'Neill, who turned it down because she wouldn't do nude scenes. It was then offered to Katharine Ross, who accepted it. See more »

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Referenced in I nyhta me ti Silena (1986) See more »

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La Mort
Music by Michel Colombier
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Strange, not much happens
26 March 1999 | by See all my reviews

I've only seen this in a dubbed (and possibly cut) version on a second-rate UHF station, so maybe I missed the good stuff. I watched it because I'm an Yves Montand fan and he's hard to find on TV. My teenage son watched it with me and we wound up calling it "The Beach Chair Movie" because it's set at the beach (maybe some rundown part of the Riviera in the off season?) and there are 3 or 4 scenes in which various people are kicking or throwing beach chairs around. I don't know what they had against those chairs. Not much else happened. I don't know what Katharine Ross was doing there. It was fun to get another look at Yves, though.


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