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The Probability Factor (1976)

L'ordinateur des pompes funèbres (original title)
In order to dispense with the people around him who are making his life a misery, a man uses a pocket computer to devise the most believable fatal accidents that could happen to them and ... See full synopsis »

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Fred Malone
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Charlotte
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Louise Delouette
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Gloria
Claude Piéplu ...
Piette Tournier
Claudia Marsani ...
Virginia
Bernard Fresson ...
Delouette
Jean Abeillé ...
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Jean-Claude Andruet
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Une secrétaire
Albert Augier
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Choukroun
Michel Delahaye ...
Un membre du conseil d'administration
Steve Gadler
Jean-Yves Gautier
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In order to dispense with the people around him who are making his life a misery, a man uses a pocket computer to devise the most believable fatal accidents that could happen to them and then encourages them to happen.

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7 April 1976 (France)  »

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L'Ordinateur (Thème)
Written and Performed by Claude Bolling Et Son Orchestre
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lovely
24 April 2016 | by See all my reviews

its great virtue - to give to Trintignant the chance to do comedy. in a splendid role. in a film noir who use, in inspired manner, all the clichés, proposing a great portrait of a misogynist. nothing seems be too much. the French tradition of family comedy is used with high grace. the humor is used for define frustrations and secret dreams. and the references to technology does the film almost contemporary. result - a lovely story about desire and its fruits. and a great cast who propose adventure of a middle age man looking his ideal recipes of happiness. moral message and good acting. and, more important, an unique Trintignant.


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