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Death of a Corrupt Man

Death of a Corrupt Man

A Feature film by Georges Lautner

Produced by Adel Productions

Release in France : 07/12/1977


    In the middle of the night, deputy Philippe Dubaye wakes up his old friend Xavier Maréchal with disturbing news: he has just killed Serrano, a racketeer with extant political connections. Serrano kept proofs of Dubaye's involvement in corrupt dealings and was poised to use them against the deputy. Xavier readily agrees to cover up for his old pal Philippe, but he soon runs into difficulties. Nobody believes Dubaye's alibi. And everybody -- influential personalities, powerful businessmen, dubious go-betweens and the police -- wants to get hold of the documents that served to blackmail Dubaye; by all possible means...

    Source : IMDb

    Actors (28)

    Production and distribution (3)

    Executive Producer :

    Adel Productions

    French distribution :

    Cinema International Corporation (CIC)

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Pathé Films (ex Pathé Distribution)

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    Full credits (21)

    Executive Producer :

    Norbert Saada

    Adapters/dialogue writers :

    Michel Audiard, Georges Lautner

    Producer :

    Alain Delon

    Director of Photography :

    Henri Decaë

    Sound assistants :

    Gérard Dacquay, Maurice Gilbert

    Camera Operator :

    Yves Rodallec

    Sound editor :

    Jacqueline Thiedot

    Continuity supervisor :

    Catherine Prévert

    Stunt performer :

    Rémy Julienne

    Sound Mixer :

    Michel Barlier

    Location Manager :

    Paul Lemaire

    Assistant directors :

    Jean-Michel Carbonnaux, Jean Achache, Michel Pecas, Agnès Folgoas

    Author of original work :

    Raf Vallet

    Screenwriters :

    Georges Lautner, Michel Audiard

    Sound Recordist :

    Michel Desrois

    Assistant Operator :

    Jean-Yves Coic

    Editor :

    Michelle David

    Assistant editor :

    Élisabeth Guido

    Music Composer :

    Stan Getz

    Casting :

    Anita Benoist

    Still Photographer :

    Victor Rodrigue

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    Feature film

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    Drama, Crime/thriller

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    100% French

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    Runtime :

    2 h 3 min

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