Agression, L' (1975, FRA/ITA) C-101m. ** D: Gérard Pirès. Starring Jean-Louis Trintignant, Catherine Deneuve, Claude Brasseur, Philippe Brigaud, Milena Vukotic, Franco Fabrizi, Daniel Auteuil. Revenge drama about family father Trintignant, who insults some motorbikers on the highway, who proceed to rape and kill his wife and son. A broken man, he is obsessed with finding them and getting his revenge. Thematically similar to Chabrol's QUE LA BETE MEURE (1969), but does not have its depth. The storytelling is also second-rate, as the film seems much longer than it is. Deneuve is wasted. Based on the novel by John Buell (THE PYX). English title: ACT OF AGGRESSION.

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