A group of anarchist leftist called "Nada" and led by the terrorist Buenaventura Diaz abducts the American ambassador Richard Poindexter in a brothel in Paris and brings him to a farm in the countryside. The French Minister gives a blank cheque to the violent chief of police Goemond that is assigned to destroy the kidnappers. Then the Minister makes him the scapegoat of the messy situation to protect the State.
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
They Were All Rotten to the Core!
Did You Know?
The film is based on the novel "Nada", by Jean-Patrick Manchette
. In fact, while the gang members are discussing the plan in Treuffais' apartment, Díaz notes that the brothel the ambassador should be at is located between Kleber Avenue and Manchette Street. That is a screenwriters' funny idea. In the novel, there is not any Manchette Street, obviously. See more
During the kidnapping sequence, there is a photograph upstairs, behind a window, in a building just across the street. He takes a photo from the top and the picture resulting of this shot and watched by the police some days later shows a scene from the street level. See more
Shit! Long live death!
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