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The Lady in the Car with Glasses and a Gun

The Lady in the Car with Glasses and a Gun

A Feature film by Anatole Litvak

Produced by Lira Films, Sony Pictures Releasing (France) (ex-Columbia Tristar Films)

Release in France : 22/10/1970

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Dany (Samantha Eggar) is the ad agency secretary to Caldwell (Oliver Reed) in this psychological crime drama. She is asked to drive him to the airport and park the car in the lot after working at his home the night before. Getting in the wrong lane, she decides to use the car for a weekend getaway and return in time to collect Caldwell upon his return. Soon she is recognized in places she has never been before. She picks up a hippie (John McEnery) and makes love to him only to find he has stolen the car in the morning. Dany finds the car and the hippie, but there is now a dead body in the back seat. She finds where the dead man lived and takes the body to the house. Dany finds erotic nude photos of herself in the strange man's apartment even though the two had never met. She begins to suspect that her boss and his sluttish wife Anita (Stephane Audran) are setting her up to take the fall for the man's murder.

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Author of original work :

Sébastien Japrisot

Screenwriters :

Anatole Litvak, Sébastien Japrisot

Director of Photography :

Claude Renoir

Production Manager :

Marc Maurette

Production Designer :

Willy Holt

Costume designer :

Jean Zay

Producers :

Raymond Danon, Anatole Litvak

Voice :

Raymond Gérôme, Martine Sarcey

Sound Recordist :

William-Robert Sivel

Assistant editor :

Ginou Billo

Music Composer :

Michel Legrand

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Feature film

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United States, France

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50% French (United States, France)

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1 h 45 min

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