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The Police War

The Police War

A Feature film by Robin Davis

Produced by Les Productions Jacques Roitfeld, Consortium d'Achats Audiovisuels (CAA), Stephan-Films

Release in France : 14/11/1979

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Synopsis

 Fush (Claude Brasseur) and Ballestrat (Claude Rich) are the rival police detectives who head different departments trying to capture a notorious gangster in this crime thriller. Both are not above using underhanded and illegal means to attain their goals. Marie (Marlene Jobert) a the female cop in Ballestrat's department who adds to the tension by having an affair with Fush. When an ambush attempt goes wrong, Fush puts his life in danger by confronting the gangster whose criminal activities sparked the intense manhunt.

Full credits (15)

Executive Producer :

Véra Belmont

Adapters/dialogue writers :

Robin Davis, Patrick Laurent, Jean-Patrick Manchette

Screenwriters :

Jean-Marie Guillaume, Jacques Labib

Director of Photography :

Ramon Svarez

Production manager :

Linda Gutenberg

Music Composer :

Jean-Marie Sénia

Costume designer :

Maïka Guezel

Sound Mixer :

Dominique Hennequin

Assistant directors :

Jean-Claude Baumerder, Alain Maline, Christine Raspillère

Dialogue Writers :

Jacques Labib, Patrick Laurent, Jean-Patrick Manchette

Co-producer :

Georges Roitfeld

Sound recordists :

Pierre Befve, Jean-Paul Mugel

Editor :

José Pinheiro

Stunt performer :

Rémy Julienne

Artistic director :

Joëy Faré

Technical details

Feature film

Genres :

Fiction

Sub-genre :

Crime/thriller

Production language :

French

Production country :

France

Original French-language productions :

Unknown

Nationality :

100% French (France)

Production year :

1979

French release :

14/11/1979

Runtime :

1 h 40 min

Current status :

Released

Visa number :

50765

Visa issue date :

08/11/1979

Approval :

Unknown

Production formats :

35mm

Color type :

Color

Audio format :

Mono

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