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Série noire (1979)

Not Rated | | Crime, Drama | 25 April 1979 (France)
Franck Poupart is a slightly neurotic door-to-door salesman in a sinister part of Paris' suburbs. He meets Mona, a teenager, who's been made a prostitute by her own aunt. Franck would like ... See full summary »

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Alain Corneau

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Jim Thompson (novel), Georges Perec (adaptation) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Patrick Dewaere ... Franck Poupart
Myriam Boyer Myriam Boyer ... Jeanne
Marie Trintignant ... Mona
Bernard Blier ... Staplin
Jeanne Herviale Jeanne Herviale ... La tante
Andreas Katsulas ... Andreas Tikides
Charlie Farnel Charlie Farnel ... Marcel l'inspecteur
Samuel Mek Samuel Mek ... Le boxeur
Jack Jourdain Jack Jourdain ... L'entraineur (as Jack Jourdan)
Fernand Coquet Fernand Coquet ... Le Hell's Angel
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Franck Poupart is a slightly neurotic door-to-door salesman in a sinister part of Paris' suburbs. He meets Mona, a teenager, who's been made a prostitute by her own aunt. Franck would like to change his life and also save Mona from her aunt. Murder is the only solution he finds to achieve his goal... A very gloomy movie, exuding dispair and uneasiness, with pathetic characters. Written by Yepok

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Crime | Drama

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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

25 April 1979 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Serie negra See more »

Filming Locations:

Créteil, Val-de-Marne, France See more »

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Production Co:

Prospectacle, Gaumont See more »
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Mono

Color:

Color (Fujicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Moonlight fiesta
Written by Juan Tizol and Irving Mills
Performed by Duke Ellington and Juan Tizol
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A real bad lucky guy!!!
16 November 2018 | by elo-equipamentosSee all my reviews

Expecting more when start to wach this neo color french noir that in opening scene show us an upcoming weird picture, a cheap and stupid guy who works as salesman on black market maybe stolen things for door to door, the main weird character is in real case of mind study whom featured in the movie, talking alone and louder almost crazy, the way that the things will developing becames worst each more step ahead, a bit of psychology was wisely used suddenly by the bad lucky boy's boss, odd but fine entertainment for something different approach of a french's school of cinema non commercially field!!

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First watch: 2018 / How many: 1 / Source: DVD Rating: 8


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