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Author: Philippe NoiretIsabelle HuppertJean-Pierre MarielleBertrand TavernierJim ThompsonAll authors
Publisher: [United States] : Home Vision, [1996?]
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : FrenchView all editions and formats
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A black comedy about the seemingly incompetent police chief of a small African village who, surrounded by corruption, decides to wipe the slate clean with a killing spree of his own, waging a personal war against those who have offended him.
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Philippe Noiret; Isabelle Huppert; Jean-Pierre Marielle; Bertrand Tavernier; Jim Thompson; Films de la Tour.; Home Vision (Firm)
ISBN: 0780018192 9780780018198
Language Note: In French with English subtitles.
OCLC Number: 34741613
Notes: Based on the novel Pop. 1280 by Jim Thompson.
Originally produced as motion picture in 1981.
"A Janus Films presentation."
"Digitally remastered, letterboxed version with new electronic subtitles"--Container.
Credits: Director, Bertrand Tavernier ; screenplay, Bertrand Tavernier, Jean Aurenche ; cinematography, Pierre William Glenn ; music, Philippe Sarde.
Cast: Philippe Noiret, Isabelle Huppert, Jean-Pierre Marielle, Stephane Audran, Eddy Mitchell, Guy Marchand, Irene Skobline.
Awards: Academy Award nominee: best foreign language film.
Description: 1 videocassette (VHS) (128 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Other Titles: Clean slate
Bertrand Tavernier's Coup de torchon
Responsibility: Films de la Tour.

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A black comedy about the seemingly incompetent police chief of a small African village who, surrounded by corruption, decides to wipe the slate clean with a killing spree of his own, waging a personal war against those who have offended him.
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