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Death of a Corrupt Man (1977)

16 12/20/1977 (US) ThrillerCrimeDrama 2h


In the middle of the night, deputy Philippe Dubaye wakes up his old friend Xavier Maréchal with disturbing news: he has just killed Serrano, a racketeer with extant political connections. Serrano kept proofs of Dubaye's involvement in corrupt dealings and was poised to use them against the deputy. Xavier readily agrees to cover up for his old pal Philippe, but he soon runs into difficulties. Nobody believes Dubaye's alibi. And everybody -- influential personalities, powerful businessmen, dubious go-betweens and the police -- wants to get hold of the documents that served to blackmail Dubaye; by all possible means...

  1. Georges Lautner


  2. Jean Laborde


  3. Michel Audiard


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  1. Alain Delon

    Alain Delon

    Xavier Maréchal

  2. Stéphane Audran

    Stéphane Audran


  3. Jean Bouise

    Jean Bouise

    Commissaire Pernais

  4. Michel Aumont

    Michel Aumont

    Commissaire Moreau

  5. Ornella Muti

    Ornella Muti


  6. Julien Guiomar

    Julien Guiomar


  7. Maurice Ronet

    Maurice Ronet

    Philippe Dubaye

  8. Klaus Kinski

    Klaus Kinski

    Nicolas Tomski

  9. Mireille Darc

    Mireille Darc


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Death of a Corrupt Man
Death of a Corrupt Man

Original Title Mort d'un pourri

Status Released

Original Language French

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