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Le Quatrième Pouvoir

Le Quatrième Pouvoir

A Feature film by Serge Leroy

Produced by Consortium Cinématographique Français (CCF), Consortium Financier de Production de Films (CFPF)

Release in France : 02/10/1985

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In this political drama, freedom of the press, government intrigue, and the murder of an Arab diplomat form the knots of tension that challenge two crime-fighters: Yves Dorget (Philippe Noiret), a newspaper reporter, and Catherine Carre (Nicole Garcia), a TV anchorwoman. Both Yves and Catherine independently start to investigate the assassination of the Arab leader, who opposed the sale of two French nuclear reactors to his country. The reporter and news broadcaster are soon working together and along the way, heating up their past romance. The pair become convinced that the French Secret Service is involved in the assassination, and just as they are getting a little too close to the truth, Catherine's boss is ordered to basically shut her probe down. In the meantime, Yves has published a story about a man who saw the assassination, and now Yves is in some serious trouble.

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Executive Producers :

Jean Kerchner, Cyril de Rouvre

Authors of original work :

Yonnick Flot, Serge Leroy

Director of Photography :

André Domage

Sound Assistant :

Laurent Poirier

Production Manager :

Patrick Millet

Continuity supervisor :

Anne-Marie Garcia

Music Composer :

Alain Bashung

Still Photographer :

Victor Rodrigue

Assistant directors :

Frédérique Noiret, Élisabeth Parnière

Screenwriter :

Françoise Giroud

Sound Recordist :

Bernard Aubouy

Assistant Operator :

Philippe Bovar

Editor :

François Ceppi

Production Designer :

Alain Paroutaud

Costume designers :

Caroline de Vivaise, Florence Desouches

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Feature film

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Espionage, Murder

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1 h 40 min

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