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Coup de torchon (1981)

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Philippe Noiret Philippe Noiret
Lucien Cordier


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Coup de torchon (1981)

3 years, 6 months ago at Mar 28 17:07
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In principle, a film starring Noiret, Huppert and Marielle and signed by Tavernier has the mark of excellence. On this occasion the achievements do not reach what could be expected but not disappoint. The pervasive violence is more internalized than visible, looking attenuated by a virulent but always refined humor. It also contributes naturalist strange atmosphere in that torrid colonial enclave.... read more
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1938, in a French african colony. Lucien Cordier is the cop of this village, populated with blacks and a few whites (usually racialist and lustful). He is a washout, everyone (including his wife Huguette) humiliates him. He never arrests anyone and looks at elsewhere when a dirty trick occurs. But one day, he turns into a machiavellian exterminating angel.
Release date: 4 November 1981
UPC: 037429149829
Tags: Based On Novel (1), French Colonial (1), Drama (1), Crime (1), Comedy (1), 80's (1), HQ (1), 1981 (1), Spiritual Cinema (1), Sort (1), SnP (1), Cinéma Français (1), 128 Min. (1), Color (1), France (1)
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