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The Police War

The Police War

A Feature film by Robin Davis

Produced by Les Productions Jacques Roitfeld, Consortium d'Achats Audiovisuels (CAA), Stephan-Films

Release in France : 14/11/1979

    Synopsis

     Fush (Claude Brasseur) and Ballestrat (Claude Rich) are the rival police detectives who head different departments trying to capture a notorious gangster in this crime thriller. Both are not above using underhanded and illegal means to attain their goals. Marie (Marlene Jobert) a the female cop in Ballestrat's department who adds to the tension by having an affair with Fush. When an ambush attempt goes wrong, Fush puts his life in danger by confronting the gangster whose criminal activities sparked the intense manhunt.

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    Full credits (15)

    Executive Producer :

    Véra Belmont

    Adapters/dialogue writers :

    Robin Davis, Patrick Laurent, Jean-Patrick Manchette

    Screenwriters :

    Jean-Marie Guillaume, Jacques Labib

    Director of Photography :

    Ramon Suarez

    Production manager :

    Linda Gutenberg

    Music Composer :

    Jean-Marie Sénia

    Costume designer :

    Maïka Guezel

    Sound Mixer :

    Dominique Hennequin

    Assistant directors :

    Jean-Claude Baumerder, Alain Maline, Christine Raspillère

    Dialogue Writers :

    Jacques Labib, Patrick Laurent, Jean-Patrick Manchette

    Co-producer :

    Georges Roitfeld

    Sound recordists :

    Pierre Befve, Jean-Paul Mugel

    Editor :

    José Pinheiro

    Stunt performer :

    Rémy Julienne

    Artistic director :

    Joëy Faré

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Crime/thriller

    Production language :

    French

    Production country :

    France

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    100% French (France)

    Production year :

    1979

    French release :

    14/11/1979

    Runtime :

    1 h 40 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    50765

    Visa issue date :

    08/11/1979

    Approval :

    Unknown

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Color

    Audio format :

    Mono

    Posters (1)

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