Les assassins de l'ordre
A man dies after being questioned by police. His widow makes an official complaint, convinced that he had been savagely beaten by the police during his detention. A sensitive affair with pressure applied from all quarters. Contrary to all expectations, Judge Level sets out to uncover the truth.
Directed by: Marcel Carné (France/Italie, 1970)
Based on the novel by Jean Laborde.
Cast: Jacques Brel (Judge Level), Catherine Rouvel (Danièle Lebègue), Michaël Lonsdale (Superintendent Bertrand), Charles Denner (Maître Graziani), Bobby Lapointe (Louis Casso)
Awards: Audience prize (Moscow 1971), official selection (Venice 1971)