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Death of a Corrupt Man

Death of a Corrupt Man

A Feature film by Georges Lautner

Produced by Adel Productions

Release in France : 07/12/1977

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Actors (28)

Production and distribution (3)

Executive Producer :

Adel Productions

French distribution :

Cinema International Corporation (CIC)

Film exports/foreign sales :

Pathé Distribution

TV Broadcasts: Cumulative total

TV broadcasts: details by country


In the middle of the night, deputy Philippe Dubaye wakes up his old friend Xavier Maréchal with disturbing news: he has just killed Serrano, a racketeer with extant political connections. Serrano kept proofs of Dubaye's involvement in corrupt dealings and was poised to use them against the deputy. Xavier readily agrees to cover up for his old pal Philippe, but he soon runs into difficulties. Nobody believes Dubaye's alibi. And everybody -- influential personalities, powerful businessmen, dubious go-betweens and the police -- wants to get hold of the documents that served to blackmail Dubaye; by all possible means...

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Full credits (21)

Executive Producer :

Norbert Saada

Adapters/dialogue writers :

Michel Audiard, Georges Lautner

Producer :

Alain Delon

Director of Photography :

Henri Decaë

Sound assistants :

Gérard Dacquay, Maurice Gilbert

Camera Operator :

Yves Rodallec

Sound editor :

Jacqueline Thiedot

Continuity supervisor :

Catherine Prevert

Stunt performer :

Rémy Julienne

Sound Mixer :

Michel Barlier

Location Manager :

Paul Lemaire

Assistant directors :

Jean-Michel Carbonnaux, Jean Achache, Michel Pecas, Agnès Folgoas

Author of original work :

Raf Vallet

Screenwriters :

Georges Lautner, Michel Audiard

Sound Recordist :

Michel Desrois

Assistant Operator :

Jean-Yves Coic

Editor :

Michelle David

Assistant editor :

Élisabeth Guido

Music Composer :

Stan Getz

Casting :

Anita Benoist

Still Photographer :

Victor Rodrigue

Technical details

Feature film

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Drama, Crime/thriller

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100% French

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Runtime :

2 h 3 min

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Posters (1)


Festival Selections

Cesar Awards - French film industry awards - 1978

Cesar Awards - French film industry awards (France, 1978)

Selection (2)

Best Screenplay (Original or Adapted) : Michel Audiard

Best Actor : Alain Delon