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Le gang des otages (1973)

Barely out of the psychiatric hospital where he went to seek care, Gilbert Nodier commits several assaults to have some money.

Director:

Édouard Molinaro

Writer:

Alphonse Boudard (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Daniel Cauchy ... Gilbert Nodier
Bulle Ogier ... Liliane Guerec
Gilles Ségal ... Serge Donati
Gérard Darrieu Gérard Darrieu ... Maurice Perret
Michel Favory Michel Favory ... Maître Meyer
Maurice Travail Maurice Travail ... Le juge Imbert
Ginette Garcin ... Ginette
Germaine Delbat Germaine Delbat ... Marraine
Simone Rieutor Simone Rieutor ... Monique Descamps
Armand Mestral ... Le commissaire Crenoy
Claire Maurier Claire Maurier ... Nelly Cerutti
Gabriel Cattand Gabriel Cattand ... Charles Aubrey
Robert Favart Robert Favart ... Ange
Maurice Barrier ... Jo Franck
Fabrizio Jovine ... Le gitan
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Barely out of the psychiatric hospital where he went to seek care, Gilbert Nodier commits several assaults to have some money.

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Country:

Italy | France

Language:

French

Release Date:

1 February 1973 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

The Hostage Gang See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)
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The hostages
17 January 2009 | by dbdumonteilSee all my reviews

Edouard Molinaro,a cinema De Qualité artist ("La Mort De Belle" from Simenon remains his best ever effort) directing a Pre-Nouvelle Vague actor (Daniel Cauchy "Bob LE Flambeur" ) and intellectual pure Neo Nouvelle Vague actress Bulle Ogier,all this didn't bode well.Maybe today,people who are fond of gangsters movie,the likes of "Mesrine" (the first version and its recent remake) can have a look at this story of three hoodlums (two men and a woman),which was inspired like the other "hero" by real facts ,and which showed them as rebels with a cause against an unjust society.Released in 1972 ,when the political/social movie was trendy and was,par excellence ,THE French genre of the seventies.


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