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French Intrigue (1970)

Cannabis (original title)
Serge Morgan is a killer working for the American Mafia. After performing a contract in New York for his employers, he takes the plane back to Paris and, during the flight, he gets to know ... See full summary »

Director:

Pierre Koralnik

Writers:

F.S. Gilbert (based on the novel "Et puis s'en vont..." by), Franz-André Burguet (adaptation) (as Frantz-Andre Burguet) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Serge Gainsbourg ... Serge Morgan
Jane Birkin ... Jane Swenson
Paul Nicholas ... Paul
Gabriele Ferzetti ... Inspector Bardeche
Paul Albert Krumm Paul Albert Krumm ... Lancan
Yvette Lebon ... La maîtresse d'Emery
Curd Jürgens ... Henri Emery
Laurence Badie Laurence Badie ... Mme carbona
Rita Renoir Rita Renoir
Marcel Lupovici Marcel Lupovici
Pierre Asso Pierre Asso
Mario Brega
Giulio Mauroni Giulio Mauroni
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Storyline

Serge Morgan is a killer working for the American Mafia. After performing a contract in New York for his employers, he takes the plane back to Paris and, during the flight, he gets to know Jane, the rich daughter of an ambassador. Once in Orly Airport he gets seriously wounded by the men of French drug kingpin Henri Emery. He manages to escape them though and takes refuge at Jane's. Passion sets in between the killer and the young lady. As of then, sex will be intertwined with blood and death. For better or worse... Written by Guy Bellinger

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Taglines:

He's the best hit man in the business His target - THE GODFATHER... His price - one million dollars. See more »


Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

France | Italy | West Germany | USA

Language:

French

Release Date:

December 1974 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

French Intrigue See more »

Company Credits

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Curd Jürgens dubbed himself in the German post-synchronized version See more »

Connections

Referenced in Taxi Driver (1976) See more »

Soundtracks

Dernière Blessure
Written by Serge Gainsbourg
Arranged and Performed by Jean-Claude Vannier Et Son Ensemble
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Stunning visuals wasted on a story we've seen too often
8 April 2002 | by unbrokenmetalSee all my reviews

This movie had a lot of potential: a great cast including Curd Juergens, Serge Gainsbourg and Jane Birkin, and outstanding qualities in cinematography and editing. I have seen few films with so many intense close-ups and surprising cuts. Unfortunately, the movie has no story to tell. It is just another gangster movie with everybody being everybody else's enemy. "Cannabis" could have become a weird, more outrageous, experimental and revolutionary version of Melville's "Le Samourai", but the movie ends up as a failure, albeit a visually stunning one.


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