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Portrait of an assassin

Author: Erich Von StroheimArlettyPierre BrasseurMaría MontezBernard-RolandAll authors
Publisher: [United States?] : Sceneries Distribution ; Chatsworth, CA : Distributed exclusively by Image Entertainment, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : French
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Carnival daredevil Fabius is tired of his dangerous job and his nagging wife, whom he jealously suspects of having an affair. A botched attempt to kill her accidentally wounds the seductive carnival owner Catherine, a woman turned on by reckless men. When he falls for Catherine, Fabius decides to stay with the carnival. But he must still deal with his troublesome wife, as well as Eric, one of Catherine's former  Read more...
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Erich Von Stroheim; Arletty; Pierre Brasseur; María Montez; Bernard-Roland; Sceneries Distribution (Firm); S.E.C.A.; Image Entertainment (Firm)
OCLC Number: 47166402
Language Note: In French with English subtitles.
Notes: Title from disc surface.
Originally produced in 1949 by S.E.C.A.
Credits: Screenplay by Marcel Rivet; music by Maurice Hiriet; cinematography by Roger Hubert; Serge T. De Laroche; directed by Bernard-Roland.
Cast: Erich Von Stroheim, Arletty, Pierre Brasseur, Maria Montez.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (86 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Responsibility: Sceneries distribution present a S.E.C.A. production.

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Carnival daredevil Fabius is tired of his dangerous job and his nagging wife, whom he jealously suspects of having an affair. A botched attempt to kill her accidentally wounds the seductive carnival owner Catherine, a woman turned on by reckless men. When he falls for Catherine, Fabius decides to stay with the carnival. But he must still deal with his troublesome wife, as well as Eric, one of Catherine's former lovers, now hopelessly paralyzed.

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