Le Saut de l'Ange (1971)

Genres - Crime  |   Sub-Genres - Crime Thriller, Gangster Film  |   Run Time - 93 min.  |   Countries - France   |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Synopsis by Clarke Fountain

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.



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