Friday, 24 July 2015

1977, Film: “Mort d'un pourri”

The French crime-thriller "Mort d'un pourri" (“Death of a Corrupt Man”) is released on 7 December 1977. The film was directed by Georges Lautner with a script by Michel Audiard based on the novel with the same title by Raf Vallet (Jean Laborde) from 1973. Main stars are Alain Delon, Ornella Muti, Stéphane Audran, Mireille Darc, Maurice Ronet, Michel Aumont and Klaus Kinski. “Mort d'un pourri” was nominated for two Césars in 1978, Best Actor: Alain Delon and Best Sreenplay: Michel Audiard.

Member of Parliament Philippe Dubaye (Maurice Ronet) wakes up his old friend Xavier 'Xav' Maréchal (Alain Delon) in the middle of the night with rather disturbing news: he just killed the racketeer Serrano...
Stéphane Audran, Maurice Ronet and Alain Delon
Michel Aumont and Alain Delon
Alain Delon
Klaus Kinski
Ornella Muti
Ornella Muti and Alain Delon
Ornella Muti, Alain Delon and Jean Bouise
Main Cast
  • Alain Delon as Xavier 'Xav' Maréchal
  • Ornella Muti as Valérie
  • Stéphane Audran as Christiane
  • Mireille Darc as Françoise
  • Maurice Ronet as Philippe Dubaye
  • Michel Aumont as Commissaire Moreau
  • Jean Bouise as Commissaire Pernais
  • Daniel Ceccaldi as Lucien Lacor
  • Julien Guiomar as Fondari
  • Klaus Kinski as Nicolas Tomski
  • François Chaumette as Lansac
  • Xavier Depraz as Marcel
  • Henri Virlojeux as Paul
  • Colette Duval as La secrétaire de Serrano

"Mort d'un pourri" Trailer (1977)

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