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Verdict (1974)

A French judge try to acquit a man who is accused of murdering his lover.

Director:

André Cayatte

Writers:

Paul Andréota (adaptation), André Cayatte (original screenplay) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sophia Loren ... Teresa Leoni
Jean Gabin ... Le président Leguen
Julien Bertheau ... Verlac, l'avocat général
Muriel Catalá Muriel Catalá ... Anne Chartier
Michel Albertini Michel Albertini ... André Leoni
Gisèle Casadesus ... Nicole Leguen (as Gisèle Casadessus)
Henri Garcin Henri Garcin ... Maître Lannelongue
Daniel Lecourtois ... Le procureur général
Mario Pilar Mario Pilar ... Joseph Sauveur
Umberto Raho ... Le médecin légiste
Jean-François Rémi Jean-François Rémi ... Antoine Bertolucci
Michel Robin ... Véricel
Pierre Tabard Pierre Tabard ... Toussaint Laverni
François Vibert François Vibert ... Guichard
Jean Vigny Jean Vigny ... Le bâtonnier
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A French judge try to acquit a man who is accused of murdering his lover.

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Murderess, Blackmailer, Kidnapper...Can a Beautiful Woman Get Away With All Three?

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

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Country:

France | Italy

Language:

French

Release Date:

December 1975 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Jury of One See more »

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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Gabin wanted Sophia Loren....
2 February 2005 | by dbdumonteilSee all my reviews

....And he won the case."Verdict" is however one Cayatte too many.Realism which saved "justice est faite" "les risques du metier" and solid screenplays which made "avant le deluge" or "le glaive et la balance interesting if overblown works became some kind of "enough is enough" .For the first time in his career,Cayatte included nude scenes (Muriel Catala and Michel Albertini,the doomed lovers,appear in their birthday suit during a whole sequence ,more a desire to be a la mode than a genuine artistic move!).

Sophia Loren portrays a woman whose son might have killed her lover (see above).In order to put pressure on the judge (Gabin) she abducts his wife (Gisèle Cassadessus) a diabetic,which makes the matters worse.

Watchable because of the actors.But do not expect much.


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