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Clockmaker of St. Paul, The (L'Horloger de Saint-Paul)

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Release Date:January 16, 1974
Running time:105 minutes
Cast:Philippe Noiret, Jean Rochefort, Jacques Denis, Yves Afonso, Julien Bertheau
Director:Bertrand Tavernier
Producer:Raymond Danon
Writer:Georges Simenon, Jean Aurenche
Distributor:Joseph Green Pictures Inc.

Description: French film critic Bertrand Tavernier made his directorial debut in The Clockmaker. The title character, played by Tavernier's alter ego Philipe Noiret, is benumbed by the nihilistic activities of his son Sylvain Rougerie. Arrested on charges ranging from arson to murder, Rougerie offers the standard-issue explanation: the establishment is full of pigs who deserve to be offed. Noiret must ask himself if his son's behavior is the result of stifling under the bourgeois lifestyle that Noiret has always championed. The Clockmaker is based on the Georges Simenon story L'Horlonger de Saint-Paul, which was also the French title of this film.~ Hal Erickson, All Movie Guide

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