Une Veuve en Or (1969)

Genres - Comedy  |   Run Time - 85 min.  |   Countries - France  |  
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A wife and her sculptor husband struggle to get by in this situation comedy. Delphine (Michele Mercier) receives word she will inherit a sizeable fortune provided she is a widow. Her love for her husband Antoine (Claude Rich) is soon overtaken by her lust for money. A Jewish charitable organization will get the money if the husband lives. He goes to a local gangster for protection while his wife contacts a mob hitman to murder the man. In the shadows, the couple consorts with gangsters as they jockey for position to collect the coveted coin.

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contract, gangster, greed, hitman, inheritance, killing, sculpture, widow/widower