Capital Celluloid 2021 — Day 196: Sun Nov 28

Police Python 357 (Corneau, 1976): Cine Lumiere, 2pm

This film (also screening on 30th November) is screened from a rare 35mm print and is part of the Simone Signoret season. Full details here.

Cine Lumiere introduction:
A police inspector is having a secret relationship with a woman. When she is murdered by his boss, all eyes turn on him…. Establishing Corneau as one of France’s most promising young directors in the 1970s, 
Police Python 357 is a suspenseful crime thriller, a very popular genre in 1970s France. Set in Orléans, it united once more on the big screen the great actors and life partners Simone Signoret and Yves Montand.

Here (and above) is an extract.

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