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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

    Synopsis

    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.

    Source : allmovie.com

    Actors (28)

    Production and distribution (3)

    Full credits (11)

    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

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Thriller

    Production language :

    French

    Coproducer countries :

    United States, France

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    50% French (United States, France)

    Production year :

    1969

    French release :

    22/10/1970

    Runtime :

    1 h 45 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    33005

    Visa issue date :

    16/07/1970

    Approval :

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    CinemaScope

    Audio format :

    Mono