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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


    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…?

    Actors (25)

    Production and distribution (3)

    Executive Producer :

    Adel Productions

    French distributors :

    Europe 1, UGC Distribution

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Pathé Films

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    Full credits (19)

    Executive Producer :

    Alain Delon

    Adaptation :

    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 Prévert

    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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