L' Horloger de Saint-Paul (The Clockmaker of St. Paul) (The Watchmaker of St. Paul) (1974)
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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
Jan 16, 1974 Wide
Jun 14, 2005
Joseph Green Pictures Inc.
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Post-'68 France as 'a curious country' of befuddled fathers and obscured revolutionaries
Strong, serious crime thriller that asks questions
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