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Coup de Torchon

(1981)
 
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Based on pulp master Jim Thompson's Pop. 1280, Bertrand Tavernier's Coup de Torchon is a sardonic thriller that remains true to its source's spirit, even as it transposes the action from the American South to colonial West Africa. Read More
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Lucien Cordier
Le Peron/Le Peron's brother
Hughuette Cordier
Chavasson
Mercaillou
Vanderbrouck
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