Rene the Cane

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"René la Canne" was the second collaboration between Francis Girod and Ennio Morricone, coming after "Le Trio Infernal" (1974) and before "La Banquière" (1980). His film is an adaptation of a story by Roger Borniche about the gangster René Girier and relates the fantastic adventures of a flamboyant mobster (René/Gérard Depardieu) and a maverick police inspector (Fernand la Sournoise/Michel Piccoli), through the 1940s.

  1. Francis Girod

    Director, Writer

  2. Roger Borniche


  3. Jacques Rouffio


Top Billed Cast

  1. Gérard Depardieu

    Gérard Depardieu

    René Bornier

  2. Sylvia Kristel

    Sylvia Kristel


  3. Michel Piccoli

    Michel Piccoli

    Ispettore Marchand

  4. Riccardo Garrone

    Riccardo Garrone


  5. Jacques Jouanneau

    Jacques Jouanneau


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Rene the Cane
Rene the Cane


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Original Title René la canne

Status Released

Release Information

  • February 16, 1977


Original Language French

Runtime 1h 37m

Budget -

Revenue -



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