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The Red Sweater (1979)

80 min | Crime, Drama, History

A film version of author Gilles Perrault's best-selling book about the 1976 trial and execution of Christian Ranucci, the youth who was convicted with extremely inconclusive evidence of murdering an eight-year-old girl in Southern France. ...See moreA film version of author Gilles Perrault's best-selling book about the 1976 trial and execution of Christian Ranucci, the youth who was convicted with extremely inconclusive evidence of murdering an eight-year-old girl in Southern France. The publicity the book and film helped abolish capital punishment in France in 1981. Written by T P Uschanov See less
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Gilles Perrault (based on the novel by) | Michel Drach (adaptation) (dialogue) | Ariane Litaize (adaptation)
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Updated Nov 7, 1979

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Nov 7, 1979 (France)

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38 cast members
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Serge Avedikian
Christian Ranucci Christian Ranucci   See fewer
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Michelle Marquais
Louise Mathon, la mère de Ranucci Louise Mathon, la mère de Ranucci   See fewer
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Claire Deluca
Mademoiselle le juge d'instruction Mademoiselle le juge d'instruction   See fewer
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Roland Bertin
Le commissaire Robiana Le commissaire Robiana   See fewer
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Roland Blanche
L'inspecteur Couderc L'inspecteur Couderc   See fewer
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Pierre Maguelon
L'inspecteur Commenci L'inspecteur Commenci   See fewer
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Gérard Chaillou
L'inspecteur Dubois L'inspecteur Dubois   See fewer
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Maud Rayer
Odile Garnier Odile Garnier   See fewer
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Didier Flamand
Jean Garnier Jean Garnier   See fewer
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Régis Porte
Me Jean-François Laffont, l'avocat de Ranucci Me Jean-François Laffont, l'avocat de Ranucci   See fewer
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Robert Rimbaud
Me Vernier Me Vernier   See fewer
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Jean Barney
Me Paolini Me Paolini   See fewer
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Marpessa Djian
Monique Bodj, l'amie de Ranucci Monique Bodj, l'amie de Ranucci   See fewer
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Roger Ibáñez
M. Garcia, le père d'Elisa M. Garcia, le père d'Elisa   See fewer
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Rosita Fernandez
Mme Garcia, la mère d'Elisa Mme Garcia, la mère d'Elisa   See fewer
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Reine Bartève
Mme Andrieux, la femme qui a vu l'homme au pull-over rouge Mme Andrieux, la femme qui a vu l'homme au pull-over rouge   See fewer
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Patrick Floersheim
Pasquini, le garagiste Pasquini, le garagiste   See fewer
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Jean Benguigui
Charlie, journaliste Charlie, journaliste   See fewer
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Pierre Mirat
Le président du tribunal Le président du tribunal   See fewer
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Georges Beller
Gilles Chard, journaliste Gilles Chard, journaliste   See fewer
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Bernard Gauthier
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Gil Baladou
Actor (as Gil Baladoux) Actor (as Gil Baladoux)   See fewer
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Serge Vincent
Voisin Belin Voisin Belin   See fewer
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7.1 / 10 | 128 votes