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For The Death of a Cop

For The Death of a Cop

A Feature film by Alain Delon

Produced by Adel Productions

Release in France : 09/09/1981

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Actors (25)

Production and distribution (3)

Executive Producer :

Adel Productions

French distributors :

Europe 1, UGC Distribution (ex International)

Film exports/foreign sales :

Pathé Distribution

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Once a regular cop, Choucas now works as a private investigator, using methods his former colleagues would revile him for. One day, he receives a visit from an old lady, Madame Pigot, who asks him to look into the disappearance of her blind daughter. Choucas accepts the apparently anodyne case but soon finds he may be in for more than he bargained. First he is assaulted by a mysterious stranger and then Madame Pigot is shot dead just before she can give him vital information relating to her daughter. Then, when he is set up for killing a police commissioner, Choucas realises that he has been caught up in a very deadly game of cat and mouse. But who are his opponents and why are they so keen to have him killed…?

Full credits (19)

Executive Producer :

Alain Delon

Adapters/dialogue writers :

Alain Delon, Christopher Frank

Author of original work :

Jean-Patrick Manchette

Director of Photography :

Jean Tournier

Assistant Operators :

Jean-Claude Gaillard, Patrick Godaert

Editor :

Michel Lewin

Assistant editor :

Martine Boullier

Production Designer :

Théobald Meurisse

Casting :

Anita Benoist

Sound Mixer :

Jean Nény

Assistant directors :

Patrick Jaquillard, Patrick Meunier, Bernard Stora

Dialogue Writer :

Christopher Frank

Screenwriters :

Alain Delon, Christopher Frank

Sound Recordist :

Jean Labussière

Camera operators :

Michel Deloire, André Domage

Sound Editor :

Gérard Le Du

Continuity supervisor :

Catherine Prevert

Stunt performer :

Rémy Julienne

Costume designer :

Marie-Françoise Perochon

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Feature film

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100% French (France)

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Runtime :

1 h 47 min

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