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Inspector Bellamy (2009)

Bellamy (original title)
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A well known Parisian inspector becomes involved in an investigation while on holiday.

Director:

Claude Chabrol

Writers:

Odile Barski (scenario, adaptation and dialogue), Claude Chabrol (scenario, adaptation and dialogue)

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Gérard Depardieu ... Paul Bellamy
Clovis Cornillac ... Jacques Lebas
Jacques Gamblin ... Noël Gentil / Emile Leullet / Denis Leprince
Marie Bunel ... Françoise Bellamy
Vahina Giocante ... Nadia Sancho
Marie Matheron Marie Matheron ... Madame Leullet
Adrienne Pauly Adrienne Pauly ... Claire Bonheur
Yves Verhoeven Yves Verhoeven ... Alain
Bruno Abraham-Kremer Bruno Abraham-Kremer ... Bernard
Rodolphe Pauly Rodolphe Pauly ... L'avocat
Maxence Aubenas Maxence Aubenas ... Gilles
Anne Maureau Anne Maureau ... La journaliste TV
Henri Cohen ... Le Président du tribunal
Thierry Calas Thierry Calas ... Le médecin-légiste
Dominique Ratonnat Dominique Ratonnat ... Le médecin
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Storyline

As every year, chief inspector Paul Bellamy spends a few days with his wife Françoise in the family house in Nîmes. Jacques, Paul's stepbrother, turns up unawares, which is bad news since the fellow is an alcoholic good for nothing. Also annoying is this stranger at bay who asks Bellamy for protection. Farewell peaceful holiday! Written by Guy Bellinger

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The Final Film of Claude Chabrol, France's Master of Suspense

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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Details

Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

25 February 2009 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Inspector Bellamy See more »

Filming Locations:

Montpellier, Hérault, France See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$20,635, 31 October 2010, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$105,893, 19 December 2010
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Claude Chabrol said in an interview that the film is like a "novel that Georges Simenon never wrote", a kind of "Maigret on vacation". See more »

Quotes

Paul Bellamy: People kill to get rid of something, but with most killers, they kill because they want to get rid of themselves.
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Connections

References The Night of the Hunter (1955) See more »

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Habanera
Written by Marc-Olivier Dupin (as Marc Olivier Dupin )
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Chabrol at his worst
28 February 2009 | by FabienMorissetSee all my reviews

I got so bored during the movie that it felt like losing time. So I won't waste more time in talking about it for long. Don't even bother to watch this boring story (if there is one)... Fortunately I had been invited. There's a man, his brother, his wife. A criminal, someone dies. It could have been another story. Right, We've been here before, haven't we? I'm so happy to be out of the theater, I'll now have a good cup of tea, it's midnight, it seems as if my scarce memory of the movie is fading away. Good, I won't have to talk about it anymore... Stay home instead of going to watch this, it's SO useless, really it is Chabrol at his worst. Maybe at some stage it might help to keep some dignity and stop making movies so appalling...


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