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Armaguedon (1977)

After years of poverty, Carrier, a repairman, inherits a large sum of money upon his brother's death in an accident. Now rich, he decides it is time to make his mark and be known at any cost. Becoming more and more mentally unstable, he begins to threaten police and the government signing his tracts, "Armaguedon". A detective from Interpol heads the investigation and prepares a trap at an ... See full summary »

Director:

Alain Jessua

Writers:

Alain Jessua, David Lippincott (novel)
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Alain Delon ... Dr. Michel Ambrose
Jean Yanne ... Louis Carrier
Renato Salvatori ... Albert - dit 'Einstein'
Marie Déa ... Gisèle Valin - la tante de Louis Carrier
Michel Creton Michel Creton ... Bob
Robert Dalban ... Le chauffeur de taxi
Gabriel Cattand Gabriel Cattand ... Jimmy Laurent - L'animateur de 'Welcome la vie'
Guy Saint-Jean Guy Saint-Jean ... Dupré
Georges Riquier Georges Riquier ... Un membre de la préfecture de police
Alan Adair Alan Adair ... Le ministre anglais de l'industrie
Claudine Berg Claudine Berg
Rosario Borelli Rosario Borelli
Philippe Chemin Philippe Chemin
Michèle Cotta Michèle Cotta ... Une journaliste TV
Anna Gaylor Anna Gaylor ... Une commerçante
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After years of poverty, Carrier, a repairman, inherits a large sum of money upon his brother's death in an accident. Now rich, he decides it is time to make his mark and be known at any cost. Becoming more and more mentally unstable, he begins to threaten police and the government signing his tracts, "Armaguedon". A detective from Interpol heads the investigation and prepares a trap at an international conference of world leaders in Paris. Written by Aline

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Crime | Thriller

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Moving, Worth seeing .
30 November 2001 | by JSebastienSee all my reviews

An anti-hero, proletarian, and idealistic man, Louis Carrier (played by Jean Yanne) craves for waking people up to their conditioning as larvas in today's society and puts a plan into action upon inheriting some insurance money from his deceased brother...

Jean Yanne gives a moving, authentic, and powerful performance opposite Alain Delon who plays with lucidity and presence a renowned psychologist hired by the police to hunt down Carrier.

Most likely, this movie will communicate emotions to those who wish for a better world !


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Country:

France | Italy | Belgium

Language:

French

Release Date:

16 March 1977 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Armageddon See more »

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Mono

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Color (Eastmancolor)
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