Le Saut de l'Ange (1971)

Genres - Crime  |   Sub-Genres - Crime Thriller, Gangster Film  |   Run Time - 93 min.  |   Countries - France, Italy  |  
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In this French crime thriller, you can leave the mob, but the mob won't leave you. Louis (Jean Yanne) has retired to a Thailand plantation with an Asian wife and child. Back in Marseilles, however, because a no-holds-barred gang war has broken out, Louis' large collateral family is wiped out, and he is family are slated for destruction. Hit-men are sent, and they kill his wife, but fail to get Louis. Now incensed, he returns to Marseilles to set these people straight. They confuse him with a policeman (Sterling Hayden) who is escorting Louis' daughter to Paris, and though they kill his daughter, Louis is able to get through the airport and into town.

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assassination, family, gangster, hitman, killing, murder, revenge, survivor