The Cop

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

The Cop (1970, France/) is a Crime/Drama film directed by Yves Boisset.


Main Details

  • Released on October 5, 1970
  • Color
  • Running time: 95min
  • Production Co.: Stéphan Films | Empire Films
  • Distribution Co.: Parafrance Films (1970) (France) (theatrical) | Gala Film Distributors (1970) (UK) (theatrical) | Constantin Film (1971) (West Germany) (theatrical) | Hafbo (1971) (Netherlands) (theatrical) | Locegu (1971) (Argentina) (theatrical) | Audubon Films (1971) (USA) (theatrical) (subtitled) | Doperfilme (1977) (Portugal) (theatrical)
  • Directed by Yves Boisset
  • Written by Claude Veillot and Yves Boisset (scenario and dialogue), from a novel by Claude Veillot
  • Starring: Michel Bouquet, Gianni Garko, Françoise Fabian, Michel Constantin, Adolfo Celi

Plot Summary

  • Barnero is a bitter cop working in a city he considers rotten.

Also known as

  • Ein Bulle sieh rot (Germany)
  • Murder-Go-Round
  • Un condé (France)
  • Blood on My Hands (UK)
  • L'uomo venuto da Chicago (Italy)
  • Eiskalt und ohne Gnade (Germany, video)
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