The French Conspiracy aka L'Attentat / The Assassination / Plot (Blu-ray)

Directed by Yves Boisset

Release Year: 1972
Running Time: 123
UPC: 7 38329 25546 6
Optional English Subtitles: Yes
Color Type: Color
Country: France
Language: French with English subtitles
Genres: Thriller
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Cast
Jean-Louis Trintignant
Roy Scheider
Jean Seberg
Gian Maria Volonte
Michel Piccoli
Nigel Davenport
Michel Bouquet
Bruno Cremer
Philippe Noiret
Karl-Otto Alberty

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Directed by Yves Boisset

Discovering that exiled Algerian OAS terrorist Sadiel (Gian Maria Volontè, For a Few Dollars More) is about to return to France, both the CIA and the French Secret Service go on red alert. They blackmail a journalist, François Darien (Jean-Louis Trintignant, The Conformist), into helping them to entice Sadiel to Paris, in order to assassinate him. Meanwhile Michael Howard (Roy Scheider, The Seven-Ups) discovers the double-cross, only to be warned off by the CIA, who are quite happy to have the French dig their own political grave. A taut, gripping drama unfolds, as two secret service agencies fight for superiority on the streets of Paris. Yves Boisset (Dog Day) directed this political thriller based largely on the true story of the Mehdi Ben Barka affair, with music by the great Ennio Morricone (The Sicilian Clan) and a loaded international cast including Michel Piccoli (Max and the Junkmen), Jean Seberg (Breathless), Michel Bouquet (The Unfaithful Wife), Bruno Cremer (Sorcerer), Daniel Ivernel (Ulysses), Philippe Noiret (Topaz), François Périer (Le Samouraï) and Nigel Davenport (Phase IV).


Blu-ray Extras Include:

4K Restoration from the Original Camera Negative

Includes both the Original French and English Dub Cuts


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