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|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)
|Language Note:||In French with English subtitles.|
|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.|
|Other Titles:||Clean slate
Bertrand Tavernier's Coup de torchon
|Responsibility:||Films de la Tour.|
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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