• The Clockmaker (1974)

The Clockmaker

Release Date: 1974

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 45 min

Plot Summary

Clockmaker Michel Descombes (Philippe Noiret) is a mild-mannered man living alone in the city of Lyon, France, after being deserted by his wife. Michel's quiet life goes into upheaval when he discovers his son Bernard (Sylvain Rougerie) has murdered a local factory foreman. Despite their estranged relationship, the ensuing consequences of his son's actions shatter Michel's concept of his own world and things will never be the same. Based on the novel by Georges Simenon.

Cast: Philippe Noiret, Jean Rochefort, Jacques Denis, Clotilde Joano, Andrée Tainsy, William Sabatier, Sylvain Rougerie, Christine Pascal

Director: Bertrand Tavernier

Genres: Drama

Keywords: Police officer, Emotional, Son, Father, Family, Mystery, Engaging, Sacrifice, 1970s, Murder

Awards

Nominated Short Subject (Live Action)