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L'agression (1975)

An ordinary man is driven to violence in the name of revenge in this drama. Paul Varlin (Jean-Louis Trintignant) is a businessman who decides to take his wife and daughter on a vacation. ... See full summary »

Director:

Gérard Pirès

Writers:

John Buell (based on the story "The Shrewsdale Exit" by), Jean-Patrick Manchette (scenario) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jean-Louis Trintignant ... Paul Varlin
Catherine Deneuve ... Sarah
Claude Brasseur ... André Ducatel
Philippe Brigaud ... Escudero
Milena Vukotic ... Le juge
Franco Fabrizi ... Sauguet
Delphine Boffy Delphine Boffy ... Patty
Leonora Fani ... Josy
Michèle Grellier ... Hélène
Jacques Rispal Jacques Rispal ... Raoul Dumouriez
Robert Charlebois ... Justin, un motard
Jean-Claude Andruet Jean-Claude Andruet
Jean Amos Jean Amos
Jacques Canselier Jacques Canselier
Jacques Chailleux Jacques Chailleux ... Un motard
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An ordinary man is driven to violence in the name of revenge in this drama. Paul Varlin (Jean-Louis Trintignant) is a businessman who decides to take his wife and daughter on a vacation. While stopping for gas, Varlin's wife is accosted by a gang of motorcycle thugs, who progress from ogling her legs to raping both the wife and young girl, and then killing them both. When Varlin discover's this horrible crime, he takes it upon himself to track down and kill the bikers in the name of justice Written by wxjuh

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Genres:

Crime | Drama

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
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Country:

France | Italy

Language:

French

Release Date:

16 April 1975 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Act of Aggression See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Soundtracks

Hurricane Annie
Music by Morgan Davis
Words by Jean-Marie Poiré
Performed by Jean-Marie Poiré et les Frenchies
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Dude is on a revenge mission, gets caught up in giant subplot
13 October 2015 | by jamespetercarrollSee all my reviews

Yeah, recently picked this up as a beta max. No expectations, have no idea what kind of movies were being made in France at this period in time. I usually throw it on and listen t it. The thing that got me, is that no matter how detailed and convoluted the subplot became, I didn't mind it cause the dialogue and delivery are so good. It's really weird. Mix in some random nudity, violence, and good stunts and makes for a good ride.

This stupid thing won't let me submit until I've reached the minimum amount of lines. Since when did I have to follow directions when expressing an opinion.


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