A chance meeting reunites Lise and Antoine, ex-lovers who had a brief fling 20 years before. Humbled by Antoine’s lofty position as a university professor, Lise is reluctant to admit that she’s a lowly police inspector. But, when a high-profile case involving a potential serial killer of politicians is assigned to Lise, she’s forced to admit what she does for a living. Together, the old flames race against the clock to stop the murderer.
Director: Philippe de Broca. AKA Dear Inspector
Stars: Annie Girardot, Philippe Noiret, Catherine Alric, Hubert Deschamps, Paulette Dubost, Roger Dumas, Raymond Gérôme, Guy Marchand, Simone Renant, Georges Wilson, Monique Tarbès, Henri Czarniak, Maurice Illouz, Georges Riquier, David Gabison.
Always so good to watch a movie like that.
I’m french and it warms my heart to hear this kind of beautiful, light but intellectual jokes and dialogues <3…
MERCI pour ce film !
What a treat! A delightful film! Thank you, Jon!
I remember this from when it came out and am delighted to watch it again, thank you!
This was such a gem. The inspector is a petite, modest superwoman who does everything in heels – she’s almost too good for the professor. The cops flock after her, their trenchcoats flapping like wings. It was swift and exciting – the crowd scenes were handled so gracefully. Plus, we had some of the most creative driving I’ve ever seen. I expecially loved the chase scene, where the getaway car driver can’t get it out of second gear, and a phalanx of cops are puttering slowly after. Thanks for this!