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The Deathmakers / Children of Mata Hari / Pill of Death

The Deathmakers / Children of Mata Hari / Pill of Death

A Feature film by Jean Delannoy

Produced by Les Films Copernic

Release in France : 03/06/1970


    A network of spies affects the lives of people in and out of the organization in this routine espionage drama. Dominique (Stephane Audran) is the neglected wife of a spy who tracks him down at a Paris antique shop. Finding him with a female spy, the enraged wife shoots both of them. Dominique hides out on a boat while the police investigate the murders, and international spies scramble to recover some missing microfilm. Helen (Lilli Palmer) is the spy boss who orders a hit man (Klaus Kinski) to go after Dominique.

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    Actors (29)

    Production and distribution (3)

    Executive Producer :

    Les Films Copernic

    French distribution :

    Paramount Pictures (France)

    Foreign production companies :

    Roxy Film GmbH, Ultra Film

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    Full credits (15)

    Assistant Director :

    François Dupont-Midy

    Dialogue Writer :

    Jean Cau

    Producers :

    Maurice Jacquin, Luggi Waldleitner, Turi Vasile, Toussaint Torre

    Directors of Photography :

    Edmond Séchan, Didier Tarot

    Sound Assistant :

    Jacques Berger

    Editors :

    Louisette Hautecoeur, Henri Taverna

    Music Composer :

    François de Roubaix

    Still Photographer :

    Roger Corbeau

    Adapter/dialogue writer :

    Jean Delannoy

    Author of original work :

    Francis Ryck

    Screenwriter :

    Jean Delannoy

    Sound Recordist :

    René-Christian Forget

    Production Manager :

    Paul Laffargue

    Production Designer :

    René Renoux

    Stunt performers :

    Claude Carliez, Rémy Julienne

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    Feature film

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    France, Germany, Italy

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    Majority French (France, Germany, Italy)

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    Runtime :

    1 h 50 min

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