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Défense de savoir

Défense de savoir

A Feature film by Nadine Trintignant

Produced by Lira Films

Release in France : 06/09/1973

    Synopsis

    When the police find Simone seated near her husband's corpse it is predictable that she is charged with the murder. Jean-Pierre Laubray is appointed counsel for the defence. He begins an inquiry into the case and he finds out that the murdered man had killed a barman in a robbery the night before. He finds out as well he was a leg-man of Cristiani's for his election campaign. He tries to contact Juliette, Cristiani's daughter, and he discovers that also Bruno, Juliette's brother, died that same night in a car accident...

    Source : IMDb

    Actors (26)

    Production and distribution (4)

    Executive Producer :

    Lira Films

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    StudioCanal Films Limited

    Foreign production company :

    Medusa film

    French distribution :

    Fox France

    TV Broadcasts: Cumulative total

    TV broadcasts: details by country

    Full credits (13)

    Executive Producer :

    Raymond Danon

    Dialogue Writers :

    Alain Corneau, Nadine Trintignant

    Director of Photography :

    William Lubtchansky

    Camera Operator :

    Anastasios Papatakis

    Editor :

    Nicole Lubtchansky

    Music Composer :

    Bruno Nicolai

    Location Manager :

    André Hoss

    Assistant directors :

    Jean-Patrick Lebel, Jean-Jacques Beineix

    Screenwriters :

    Alain Corneau, Nadine Trintignant

    Sound Recordist :

    Harald Maury

    Production Manager :

    Ralph Baum

    Continuity supervisor :

    Elisabeth Rappeneau

    Still Photographer :

    Claude Schwartz

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Drama

    Production language :

    French

    Coproducer countries :

    Italy, France

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    Majority French (Italy, France)

    Production year :

    1973

    French release :

    06/09/1973

    Runtime :

    1 h 39 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    40899

    Visa issue date :

    07/08/1973

    Approval :

    Unknown

    Production formats :

    35mm