Une Veuve en Or (1969)

Genres - Comedy  |   Run Time - 85 min.  |   Countries - Germany, France, Italy  |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Synopsis by Dan Pavlides

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.



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