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Contract in Blood

Contract in Blood

A Feature film by Robin Davis

Produced by T Films, Sara Films

Release in France : 28/04/1982

    Synopsis

    Martin Terrier (Alain Delon) has a problem. He wants to quit his job, but unlike everyone else, he cannot do it because he is a hired hitman and his employers would hate to see him turned out to pasture, he knows too much, and he is still useful. When he escapes to the countryside for a while, he meets Claire (Catherine Deneuve), and love blossoms. Back in Paris to confront his employers once again, Terrier gets an ultimatum -- do one last job for them and he can go free. He has no choice but to accept, even knowing that the odds on a long retirement have just changed for the worse.

    Actors (21)

    Production and distribution (3)

    Executive Producers :

    T Films, Sara Films

    French distribution :

    UGC Distribution (ex International)

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Tamasa Distribution

    TV Broadcasts: Cumulative total

    TV broadcasts: details by country

    Full credits (26)

    Second unit directors :

    Bernard Stora, Jean Couturier

    Assistant directors :

    Tony Aboyantz, Sophie Delmas, Michel Thibaud

    Dialogue Writers :

    Dominique Robelet, Alain Delon, Claude Veillot, Robin Davis

    Screenwriters :

    Robin Davis, Jean-Patrick Manchette, Dominique Robelet, Alain Delon, Claude Veillot

    Sound Recordist :

    Michel Desrois

    Assistant Operators :

    Jean-Paul Rosa Da Costa, Jean-Claude Vicquery, Alain Choquart

    Production manager :

    Charlotte Fraisse

    Sound Editor :

    Chantal Ellia

    Continuity supervisor :

    Claudine Taulère

    Music Composer :

    Philippe Sarde

    Stunt performer :

    Claude Carliez

    Costume designer :

    Marie-Françoise Perochon

    Still Photographer :

    Victor Rodrigue

    Executive Producers :

    Alain Sarde, Alain Terzian

    Adapters/dialogue writers :

    Dominique Robelet, Alain Delon, Claude Veillot, Robin Davis

    Author of original work :

    Jean-Patrick Manchette

    Director of Photography :

    Pierre-William Glenn

    Sound Assistant :

    Dominique Levert

    Camera operators :

    André Domage, Jean-Claude Vicquery

    Editor :

    Thierry Derocles

    Assistant editors :

    Christophe Loizillon, Christine Tron

    Production Designer :

    Serge Douy

    Foley artist :

    Jean-Pierre Lelong

    Casting :

    Françoise Menidrey

    Sound Mixer :

    Jean-Paul Loublier

    Location managers :

    Paul Gueu, Dominique Brunner, Philippe Lievre

    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 :

    1982

    French release :

    28/04/1982

    Runtime :

    1 h 35 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    54885

    Visa issue date :

    04/05/1982

    Approval :

    Unknown

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    1.66

    Audio format :

    Mono