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Défense de savoir (1973)

99 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

When the police find Simone seated near her husband's corpse it is predictable that she is charged with the murder. Jean-Pierre Laubray is appointed counsel for the defence. He begins an inquiry into the case and he finds out that the ...See moreWhen the police find Simone seated near her husband's corpse it is predictable that she is charged with the murder. Jean-Pierre Laubray is appointed counsel for the defence. He begins an inquiry into the case and he finds out that the murdered man had killed a barman in a robbery the night before. He finds out as well he was a leg-man of Cristiani's for his election campaign. He tries to contact Juliette, Cristiani's daughter, and he discovers that also Bruno, Juliette's brother, died that same night in a car accident... Written by Baldinotto da Pistoia See less
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Director
Nadine Trintignant (as Nadine Marquand Trintignant)
Writers
Alain Corneau | Nadine Trintignant (as Nadine Marquand Trintignant)
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Updated Aug 30, 1973

Release date
Aug 30, 1973 (Italy)

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27 cast members
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Jean-Louis Trintignant
Jean-Pierre Laubray Jean-Pierre Laubray   See fewer
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Michel Bouquet
Paul Cristiani Paul Cristiani   See fewer
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Charles Denner
Jean Ravier Jean Ravier   See fewer
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Juliet Berto
Juliette Cristiani Juliette Cristiani   See fewer
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Barbara Laage
Mme Christiani Mme Christiani   See fewer
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Carlo De Mejo
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Marie Trintignant
La petite fille Marie La petite fille Marie   See fewer
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Norma Bengell
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Claude Piéplu
Descarne (as Claude Pieplu) Descarne (as Claude Pieplu)   See fewer
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Marc Eyraud
Le témoin Le témoin   See fewer
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Gilberte Géniat
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Danielle Durou
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Luce Marquand
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Nicole Vervil
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Carole Marquand
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Yvan Chiffre
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6.2 / 10 | 77 votes