Plot & Details
Simon (Jean-Claude Trintignant) gets out of prison and summons his old friend Charles (Charles Gerard) and Martine (Christine Lelouch), his one time lover now married to a wealthy man. The three kidnap a little boy and then blackmail the bank where the boy's father works to pay the ransom of one million dollars. The publicity-conscious bank pays the ransom but the rest doesn't go exactly as planned.
- Genre(s): Crime and Mystery,Thriller
- Run Time: 120min.
- DVD Release Date: 04/05/2005
- Director(s): Claude Lelouch
- Starring: Jean-Louis Trintignant , Christine Lelouch , Charles Denner , Danièle Delorme , Judith Magre
- Themes: Crime Gone Awry,Perfect Crime,Cons and Scams,Kidnapping
- Tone: Tense,Deadpan,Irreverent,Cynical,Quirky,Stylized,Wry
- Keywords: bank, ex-convict, ex-lover, kidnapping, ransom
- Country of Origin: France (11-20-1970),Italy (01-15-1971)