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1981 | Color | 130 min

1938: A French-African colony populated with blacks and few whites (usually racist and lustful). Lucien Cordier is the Village Cop, a washout whom everyone (including his wife Huguette) humilates. He never arrests anyone and looks elsewhere when something bad happens. But one day, he turns into a Machiavellian extermination angel


Country: Francia
Direction: Tavernier; Bertrand
Script: Thompson; Jim, Aureche; Jean, Tavernier; Bertrand
Production: Lassa; Henri, Viezzi; Adolphe
Photography: Glen; Pierre-William
Sound: Desrois; Michel
Music: Sarde; Philippe
Cast:Noiret; Philippe, Audran; Stéphane, Michell; Eddy, Marchand; Guy, Marielle; Jean-Pierre, Huppert; Isabelle
Art direction: Trauner; Alexandre
Participation year at FICM: 2007

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