Coup de Torchon

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In 1938 in the french West Africa, Lucien Cordier is a weak and corrupted policeman despised by the local bad boys. His wife is openly cheating on him and he hasn't got any self-respect anymore. But when comes the occasion, his revenge will be terrible.

  1. Bertrand Tavernier

    Director, Writer

  2. Jean Aurenche


  3. Jim Thompson


Top Billed Cast

  1. Philippe Noiret

    Philippe Noiret

    Lucien Cordier

  2. Isabelle Huppert

    Isabelle Huppert

    Rose Mercaillou

  3. Jean-Pierre Marielle

    Jean-Pierre Marielle

    Le Peron

  4. St├ęphane Audran

    St├ęphane Audran

    Huguette Cordier

  5. Eddy Mitchell

    Eddy Mitchell


  6. Guy Marchand

    Guy Marchand

    Marcel Chavasson

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Original Title Coup de torchon

Status Released

Original Language French

Runtime 2h 8m

Budget -

Revenue -

Homepage -

Release Information

  • December 20, 1982



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