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Following a robbery in a circus, a young mobster, Jean, is arrested by Inspector Borelli. The thug denies involvement. To compel him to sign a full confession, Inspector Muller encourages the suspect to get married for - he says - to move the jury. This being done, he lets Jean believe that he can spend a moment alone with his wife; but then, Inspector Borelli blackmails him: "If you sign your confession, you can spend a moment with her." After being beaten, Jean signs a confession. It is then that a new blackmail intervenes: "the name of the accomplice?", asks the inspector. But the thug refuses to denounce the latter and ends up refusing the bargain dupes. While the guards drive him back to prison, his wife cuts his veins, breaking the career of the bad policeman.

  1. Jean-François Hauduroy


  2. Édouard Molinaro


  3. Georges Arnaud


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  1. Marc Porel

    Marc Porel

    Jean Dubreuil

  2. Caroline Cellier

    Caroline Cellier


  3. Philippe Noiret

    Philippe Noiret

    Inspecteur Muller

  4. Roger Hanin

    Roger Hanin

    Inspecteur Borelli

  5. Gérard Landry

    Gérard Landry


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The Most Gentle Confessions


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Original Title Les aveux les plus doux

Status Released

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  • May 19, 1971


Original Language French

Runtime 1h 35m

Budget -

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