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The axe (Le couperet) - José Garcia, Karin Viard, Geordy Monfils, Christa Theret, Costa-Gavras

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Movie propaganda

Chemist Bruno Davert (José Garcia) loses his job to outsourcing. Two years later and still jobless, he hits on a solution: to genuinely eliminate his competition.

Theatrical propaganda posters

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Target demographic movie keyword propaganda

  • Film France unemployment drama outsourcing French revenge crime gun retrench

Persons of interest

  • José Garcia .... Bruno Davert
  • Karin Viard .... Marlène Davert
  • Geordy Monfils .... Maxime Davert
  • Christa Theret .... Betty Davert
  • Ulrich Tukur .... Gerard Hutchinson
  • Olivier Gourmet .... Raymond Mâchefer
  • Yvon Back .... Etienne Barnet
  • Thierry Hancisse .... Inspector Kesler
  • Olga Grumberg .... Iris Thompson
  • Dieudonné Kabongo .... Quinlan Longus
  • Donald E Westlake .... Author: The axe
  • Jean-Claude Grumberg .... Screenwriter
  • Costa-Gavras .... Screenwriter
  • Costa-Gavras .... Director

Cinematic intelligence sources

Intelligence analyst

Special Agent Matti

Theatrical report

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Media intelligence (DVD)

  • Audio: Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround
  • Languages: English
  • Picture: Widescreen
  • Special features:
    • Documentaries: Making-of
    • Interviews:
      • Costa-Gavras
      • José Garcia
    • Trailers: Theatrical
  • Subtitles: English

Security censorship classification

M (Moderate violence, moderate coarse language, moderate sex scenes)

Surveillance time

122 minutes (2:02 hours)

Not for public release in Australia before date

Film: 16 January 2006 - Perth International Arts Festival
Film: 1 June 2006
DVD rental: 24 January 2007
DVD retail: 2 May 2007

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