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Hit Man / Scoumoune

Hit Man / Scoumoune

A Feature film by José Giovanni

Produced by Lira Films

Release in France : 12/12/1972


    Episodic portrait of a criminal, from 1934 until after the war. Roberto Borgo is tough, cool, sardonic, loyal, and deadly. He comes to Marseilles to help his friend Xavier Saratov get out of jail, first killing a local brothel and casino boss to take over the businesses, and, with the help of Xavier's sister, Georgia, amass money for Xavier's defense. Xavier loses in court, so Roberto gets himself thrown in prison to be with his friend. Escape proves futile, but they are pardoned in exchange for working as sappers. After the war, Xavier is a bitter cripple, but Roberto remains detached, extorting ownership of a casino, which puts his friends at risk. Does he care?

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    Actors (30)

    Production and distribution (4)

    Executive Producer :

    Lira Films

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    StudioCanal Films Limited

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    French distribution :

    Lira Films

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    Full credits (14)

    Assistant directors :

    Bernard Mazauric, Philippe Lefebvre

    Author of original work :

    José Giovanni

    Screenwriter :

    José Giovanni

    Sound Recordist :

    René-Christian Forget

    Production managers :

    Pierre Darçay, Ludmila Goulian, Philippe Lefebvre

    Production Designer :

    Jean-Jacques Caziot

    Costume designer :

    Jacqueline Moreau

    Dialogue Writer :

    José Giovanni

    Producers :

    Raymond Danon, Ralph Baum

    Director of Photography :

    Andréas Winding

    Sound Assistant :

    Jacques Berger

    Editor :

    Françoise Javet

    Music Composer :

    François de Roubaix

    Still Photographer :

    Léo Mirkine

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    Feature film

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    Coproducer countries :

    Italy, France

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    Majority French (Italy, France)

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    Runtime :

    1 h 45 min

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