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Le battant (1983)

Jacques Darnay (A. Delon) is caught and convicted of stealing diamonds and the murder of a jeweler. Although not guilty, the prisoner has served eight years. The jewels are not found so ... See full summary »

Directors:

Alain Delon, Robin Davis (uncredited)

Writers:

André Caroff (novel), Alain Delon (scenario & adaptation) (as A. Delon) | 2 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Alain Delon ... Jacques Darnay
François Périer ... Gino Ruggieri
Pierre Mondy ... Rouxel
Anne Parillaud ... Nathalie
Andréa Ferréol ... Sylviane Chabry
Marie-Christine Descouard Marie-Christine Descouard ... Clarisse
Michel Beaune ... Pierre Mignot
Gérard Hérold Gérard Hérold ... Sauvat
Jean-François Garreaud Jean-François Garreaud ... Pradier
Richard Anconina ... Samatan
Jean-Marc Bataillard Jean-Marc Bataillard
Michel Berreur Michel Berreur ... Christian
Michel Bertay Michel Bertay ... Le maître d'hôtel chez Ruggieri
Gabriel Briand Gabriel Briand
Jean-Paul Burot Jean-Paul Burot
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Jacques Darnay (A. Delon) is caught and convicted of stealing diamonds and the murder of a jeweler. Although not guilty, the prisoner has served eight years. The jewels are not found so Jacques, after his release from prison, follows Inspector Rouxel (P. Mondy), and other criminals who are interested in where the prey.

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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

2 February 1983 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Ice See more »

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Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Dedicated to René Clement...
16 July 2004 | by dbdumonteilSee all my reviews

...who directed Delon in one of his most memorable parts "Plein soleil" (1959)-the first version of "the talented MrRipley";also worthwhile was "les felins" (1964).

"Le battant " has nothing to do with René Clement though.It would rather recall Henri Verneuil.The story is run of the mill diamonds chase ,diamonds which Delon hid somewhere (we will know where in the last pictures)just before he was arrested .When he's released ,a lot of people are hot on his heels ,cops and robbers as well.Mildly entertaining,because it does not lack tempo,the movie accumulates the dead bodies and a certain misogyny.

Delon's sophomore effort as a director.His movie seems to belong to the precedent decade.He's only offering us diamonds and rust here,and we've already paid.


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