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Thieves After Dark (1984)

Les voleurs de la nuit (original title)
A couple goes on the run after being accused for a crime they didn't commit.

Director:

Samuel Fuller

Writers:

Olivier Beer (novel), Olivier Beer (adaptation) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Véronique Jannot ... Isabelle (as Veronique Jannot)
Bobby Di Cicco ... François
Victor Lanoux ... Insp. Farbet
Stéphane Audran ... Isabelle's mother (as Stephane Audran)
Camille de Casabianca Camille de Casabianca ... Corinne
Micheline Presle ... Genevieve
Rachel Salik Rachel Salik ... Mussolini
Marthe Villalonga ... La concierge
Andréas Voutsinas ... Jose (as Andreas Voutsinas)
Claude Chabrol ... Louis Crépin dit :Tartuffe
Corinne Azoulay Corinne Azoulay
Nessim Azoulay Nessim Azoulay
Humbert Balsan Humbert Balsan ... Insp. Martin
Gérard Boucaron Gérard Boucaron ... Le voisin (as Gerard Boucaron)
Isabelle Duby Isabelle Duby ... Sexpot
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A couple goes on the run after being accused for a crime they didn't commit.

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Fuller's crime-noir hommage to the nouvelle vague...
18 April 2001 | by bobmonellSee all my reviews

Young lovers on the run in Paris attempt to elude a number of sinister characters. French new-wave filmmaker Claude Chabrol, appearing in a bizarre role as a voyeur, is one of many in-jokes/references to Fuller's fascination with European culture. The film is structured as a chase yet has a tentative, fantasy matrix which makes it the opposite of a realistic thriller. It's charming, personal, tender and nihilistic all at the same time. Fuller fans may have some trouble finding this rather obscure film, but it's well worth searching out.


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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

25 April 1984 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Diebe der Nacht See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
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