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Dirty Hands (1975)

Les innocents aux mains sales (original title)
Saint Tropez, 1975. Julie Wormser and her lover, writer and neighbour Jeff Marle, plan the assassination of her wealthy husband Louis, an impotent who drinks a lot. She hits him, and leaves... See full summary »

Director:

Claude Chabrol

Writers:

Richard Neely (novel), Claude Chabrol (adaptation)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Romy Schneider ... Julie Wormser
Rod Steiger ... Louis Wormser
François Maistre François Maistre ... Le commissaire Lamy
Paolo Giusti Paolo Giusti ... Jeff Marle
François Perrot ... Georges Thorent
Hans Christian Blech ... Le juge / Judge (as Hans-Christian Blech)
Pierre Santini Pierre Santini ... Le commissaire Villon
Jean Rochefort ... Maître Albert Légal
Henri Attal Henri Attal ... Un policier
Serge Bento Serge Bento ... Le directeur de la banque
Jean Cherlian Jean Cherlian ... Le policier du bateau
Jurgens Doeres Jurgens Doeres ... (as Jurgen Doeres)
Gilbert Servien Gilbert Servien
Dominique Zardi Dominique Zardi ... Un policier
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Storyline

Saint Tropez, 1975. Julie Wormser and her lover, writer and neighbour Jeff Marle, plan the assassination of her wealthy husband Louis, an impotent who drinks a lot. She hits him, and leaves the rest of the task to Jeff. Julie finds herself alone the following day, and becomes therefore prime suspect. Where is Louis' body? Where is Jeff? Is there any secret beyond a door? Written by Vincent Merlaud <merlaud@studi.mathematik.hu-berlin.de>

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Taglines:

Savage Greed. Searing Sex. Shattering Suspense. See more »

Genres:

Crime | Thriller

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
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Trivia

Romy Schneider dubbed herself in the final English language version (besides filming the scenes with Rod Steiger in English). See more »

Connections

Referenced in Sadsacks Go to War (1974) See more »

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Romy is Sexy and Desirable...
7 May 2017 | by elo-equipamentosSee all my reviews

The rare opportunity to see Romy Schneider naked in the grass already justifies itself to watch this movie directed by Claude Chabrol, I've never liked those European movies called Nouvelle Vague, whose the director came from, but this kind of suspense is amazing a true Hitchcock's movie, the plot is usual, the pretty young woman married with a rich old man finds a lover, the result is so much predicable, somehow Chabrol provides some surprises during the story, the cast are fine as Rod Steiger and Jean Rochefort, but no one exceed Romy she is sexy than never and desirable, valuable movie that took place in Saint Tropez.


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Country:

France | Italy | West Germany

Language:

French

Release Date:

26 March 1975 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Dirty Hands See more »

Filming Locations:

Saint-Tropez, Var, France

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)
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