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Flic Story (1972)

Il était une fois un flic... (original title)
For a special mission to destroy drug dealers in Nice, hardcore bachelor inspector Campana has to don the role of a married man with a child. He adjusts himself well but will have to fight a lot before being able to achieve final victory.

Director:

Georges Lautner

Writers:

Richard Caron (novel), Francis Veber (dialogue) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michel Constantin ... Le commissaire Campana
Michael Lonsdale ... Le commissaire Lucas (as Michel Lonsdale)
Daniel Ivernel ... Ligmann
Mireille Darc ... Christine
Venantino Venantini ... Felice - le tueur
Giuliano Esperati Giuliano Esperati ... (as Giuliano Disperati)
Hervé Hillien ... Bertrand
Robert Dalban ... Le commissaire Chauvet / Superintendent in Nice
Henri Guybet ... Un inspecteur
Phyllis Major Phyllis Major ... Marianne Halifax
Jean-Jacques Moreau Jean-Jacques Moreau ... Un inspecteur de la PJ
Charles Southwood ... Un agent du Narcotic Bureau
Robert Castel Robert Castel ... Rodriguez
Dado Crostarosa Dado Crostarosa
Jean Luisi Jean Luisi ... Le 2ème chauffeur de taxi
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Storyline

For a special mission to destroy drug dealers in Nice, hardcore bachelor inspector Campana has to don the role of a married man with a child. He adjusts himself well but will have to fight a lot before being able to achieve final victory.

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Genres:

Comedy | Crime

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Details

Country:

France | Italy

Language:

French

Release Date:

11 February 1972 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Astynomiki istoria See more »

Filming Locations:

Nice, Alpes-Maritimes, France See more »

Company Credits

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Don't miss, at the seventy third minute, the short appearance of three seconds of Alain Delon as a cameo. He rings at the apartment door where Mireille Darc and her co star Constantin live. His name is not in the credits lines. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Adjust Your Tracking (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

Il était une fois Mariana
composed by Eddie Vartan
lyrics by Nanette Workman
performed by Nanette Workman
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Solid crime thriller
27 April 2019 | by kostehrenbergSee all my reviews

This movie has a very conventional story without big surprises. In spite of that the duell between the main Charakters is very engrossing, so watching this film is never a waste of time.


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