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Jun 15 2021

Coup de torchon

DVD - 2001
"very funny." Permalink
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AQUILEA777
Jun 15 2021

Coup de torchon

DVD - 2001
"Very good though dangerous." Permalink
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rui89x
Jun 15 2021

Coup de torchon

DVD - 2001
"Wickedly funny, black humor film based on Jim Thompson's noir novel, Pop. 1280. Cinematic licence sets the film in 1940s Senegal, a French colony. A post-colonial reading of the novel. Very well done. Worth watching if you enjoy absurdist comedy l..." Permalink
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Calvacade
Jun 15 2021

Coup de torchon

DVD - 2001
"For my money, this is one of French director Bertrand Tavernier's best and most imaginative films, based on a Jim Thompson novel and filmed entirely in Senegal - transported there from the American South. A 2-hour film, shot in muted colors and to..." Permalink
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VonHafenstaaad
Jun 15 2021

Coup de torchon

DVD - 2001
"Jim Thompson meets Joseph Conrad in a small, dusty town in Senegal. The writing is excellent throughout, delving into themes that most films would never have the guts to handle. Brutal, darkly humorous and brilliantly done. A great, great film noi..." Permalink
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