Le juge et l'assassin

Le juge et l'assassin

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2 hr 1 min
Not recommended for under 10 years.
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Inspired by a French serial killer in the late 19th century, Joseph Bouvier is interned after trying to kill his fiancée. Declared of sound mind, he leaves the asylum and murders several people, without ever being caught, as he roams the country. A provincial judge tries to catch him out.

Directed by: Bertrand Tavernier (France, 1976)
Screenplay: Jean Aurenche, Pierre Bost
Cast: Philippe Noiret (the judge), Michel Galabru (Bouvier), Jean-Claude Brialy (the public prosecutor), Renée Faure (the judge's mother), Isabelle Huppert (Rose)
Genre: drama