La Saignée (1971)

Genres - Action, Crime, Thriller  |   Run Time - 85 min.  |   Countries - France , Italy   |  
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Synopsis by Clarke Fountain

In this French crime/action thriller, set in New York City, the young French waiter who stumbles on a killing at his restaurant could not be considered lucky, by any means. He decides to leave New York and return to France to avoid pursuit by the mobster who committed the murder. Unfortunately, he has left too powerful a memento with his American mistress for her to forget that she loves him, for she is pregnant. Even though she marries another, this only adds another person to the list of people searching for him: police, mobster, mistress, mistress's husband. Things look even worse for him when the mobster and the police join forces.



criminal, gangster, killing, mistress, murder, on-the-run, pregnancy, waiter, witness