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Ce soir on tue (1959)

Larry Laine, an Interpol agent who poses as a journalist, knows that Franz, a night club owner and head of a drug ring, has the list of all the traffickers in the Antwerp region in his ... See full summary »

Director:

Ivan Govar

Writers:

François Germain (screenplay), M.C. Moreau (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Pierre Trabaud Pierre Trabaud ... Larry Laine
Dominique Wilms ... Mireille - la chanteuse
René Dary ... Franz
Jess Hahn ... Dave (as Jess Hann)
Marcel Portier Marcel Portier ... Mertens
Christian Méry Christian Méry ... Paolo le Corse
Danielle Godet ... Colette
Jean Juillard Jean Juillard ... Marcel
Roger Pera Roger Pera ... Raymond
André Dumas André Dumas ... Angelo
Louis Arbessier Louis Arbessier ... Interpol Man #3
Yves Brainville Yves Brainville ... Interpol Man #1
Michel Etcheverry Michel Etcheverry ... Interpol Man #2
Barbara Laage ... Nelly
Yves Vincent ... Le commissaire Van Eck
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Larry Laine, an Interpol agent who poses as a journalist, knows that Franz, a night club owner and head of a drug ring, has the list of all the traffickers in the Antwerp region in his possession. The young inspector is ready to do anything to lay his hands on it even if, tough as he is, Franz is bound to offer resistance. But Larry, supported by a pair of pretty women and helped by one of Franz's rivals, will finally gain the upper hand. Written by Guy Bellinger

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Action | Thriller

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Country:

France | Belgium

Language:

French

Release Date:

16 September 1959 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Mörder bitten zum Tanz See more »

Filming Locations:

Paris, France See more »

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Belgodiex, Yak Films See more »
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Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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The film was completed only after a string of difficulties, interruptions and financial problems which stretched out over a period of two years. Ivan Govar agreed to shoot this "Série Noire" in Paris after several months of unemployment. In the end, much of the action was filmed in Antwerp as part of a co-production. See more »

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Fed up!
19 January 2015 | by dbdumonteilSee all my reviews

"Ce Soir On Tue" (=tonight,killing!) has two alternate titles :"Y'En A Marre" (=fed up!)and "Le Gars D'Anvers" (=the guy from Antwerp) Yvan Govar made two offbeat intriguing works :"Un Soir Par Hasard" and "Deux Heures A Tuer" ,the latter in real time ,à la "the set up";the rest is indifferent thrillers ("Le Toubib Medecin Du Gang" "Le Circuit De Minuit")

In spite of its three titles,this movie has absolutely nothing to offer:a run of the mill story of drug traffickers,a spate of clichés :big chief,violent scuffles,Russian roulette,and a list (of members of an organization,who cares?) Too bad for the actors whose characters lack any depth.René Dary ,who began his career in the silent era as a child actor for Louis Feuillade ,is a miscast as the evil boss,being better at comedy;Pierre Trabaud was not lucky in the movies ,and is only remembered as the student in Becker's "Rendez -Vous De Juillet" and the schoolteacher in Yves Robert's "La Guerre Des Boutons":he 's not very credible as an Interpol agent .Jess Hahn plays his colleague. (this is the only modernity of the movie: TWO cops) Although the film was shot on location in Antwerp,the director does not take advantage of the murky atmosphere of the harbor.He did a better job with the railway station in "Deux Heures A Tuer".

"Y'En A Marre" is also a rather lugubrious song,performed by a Chanteuse in the nightclub.


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