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Série noire (1979)

Not Rated | | Crime, Drama | 25 April 1979 (France)
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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 ... See full summary »

Director:

Alain Corneau

Writers:

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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Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Le Lambeth walk
Written by Douglas Furber, Noel Gay and Pierre Delanoë
Performed by Dalida
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superb movie about estrangement and loneliness
26 March 2002 | by anhmvanlindertSee all my reviews

There is in this movie one of the best scenes ever to be seen on. Deweare is outside on a parking place, in the night in the city. He shouts etc. About love. I don't remember exactly what he says, but the sadness, lostness, despair and loneliness in the city that he is expressing, the image this scene is offering has been one of my main inspirations for my artwork. This movie makes me really cry, so much it touched me in my heart. It is like a religious experience, this image of estrangement in modern lost times in the city.


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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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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,088, 29 September 2019

Gross USA:

$5,633

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$5,633
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Prospectacle, Gaumont See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Fujicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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