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The Judge and the Assassin

Le juge et l'assassin

Directed by Bertrand Tavernier
France, 1976
Drama, Crime, History


Le juge et l’assassin probes a curious relationship between condemner and condemnee. Rousseau, a French judge who holds the fate of convicted child killer Bouvier (Michel Galabru) in his hands. Should Rousseau decide that Bouvier is insane, the killer will not go prison.

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The Judge and the Assassin Directed by Bertrand Tavernier

Awards & Festivals

César Awards

1977 | 3 wins including: Best Actor

1977 | 3 nominations including: Best Film

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