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Only the Cool (1970)

La peau de torpedo (original title)
GP | | Crime | 1972 (USA)
A network of spies affects the lives of people in and out of the organization in this routine espionage drama.

Director:

Jean Delannoy

Writers:

Jean Cau (adaptation), Jean Delannoy (adaptation) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Stéphane Audran ... Dominique Krestowitz
Klaus Kinski ... Pavel Richko / Torpédo I
Lilli Palmer ... Helen Winckler
Michel Constantin ... Coster
Angelo Infanti Angelo Infanti ... Jean / Gianni
Jean Claudio Jean Claudio ... Fédor 'La Filature'
Frédéric de Pasquale Frédéric de Pasquale ... Nicolas Baslier Krestowitz
Noëlle Adam ... Laurence - l'amie de Dominique
Philippe March Philippe March ... Le vendeur effeminé (as Aimé de March)
Christine Fabréga Christine Fabréga ... Sylvianne Collet
Jacques Harden Jacques Harden ... L'inspecteur de police de Paris
Micheline Luccioni ... L'employée des postes
Georges Lycan Georges Lycan ... Torpédo II
Philippine Pascal Philippine Pascal ... La femme policier
Bernard Musson Bernard Musson ... L'inspecteur de police de Fécamp
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A network of spies affects the lives of people in and out of the organization in this routine espionage drama.

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eurospy | spy | based on novel | See All (3) »

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If you stay cool sometimes you can stay alive. Sometimes there's no way out. See more »

Genres:

Crime

Certificate:

GP | See all certifications »
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Country:

France | Italy | West Germany

Language:

French

Release Date:

1972 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Only the Cool See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Involving
19 October 2013 | by christopher-underwoodSee all my reviews

A late film from veteran French Director, Jean Delannoy, a name not previously known to me. Stephane Audran, always a welcome sight, stars with Lilli Palmer in a very low key performance and a late appearance from the ever welcome if not ever reliable, Klaus Kinski. Kinski is fine in this with a part that it seems likely was made to fit. I enjoyed this serious and downbeat tale of espionage. It was well shot and well crafted securing good performances from all. We are not guided to support either one side or the other and like Audran seem rather stuck in the middle as we desperately try to work out first what is happening and then how she might survive. There are several particularly good sequences, including the original incident and later a rather tense process where the police seem ready to close in. There is a also a most surprising and dramatic scene in which Audran is central and proves to be a pivotal moment in the film. Involving.


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