Coup De Torchon: The Criterion Collection

Criterion   (1981) / Region 1   4.00   See All Reviews
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Coup De Torchon: The Criterion Collection

An inspired rendering of Jim Thompson's pulp novel Pop. 1280, Bertrand Tavernier's Coup De Torchon (Clean Slate) deftly transplant the story of an inept police chief-turned-heartless killer and his scrappy mistress from the American South to French West Africa. Featuring pitch-perfect performances by Philippe Noiret and Isabelle Huppert, this straddles the line between violence and lyricism with dark humor and visual elegance, perfectly captured by Criterion's glorious new anamorphic transfer.

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  • Length
  • Rating NR
  • Released:
  • Added Jan 29 2001
  • Production Year 1981
  • Empire SKU 25071
  • UPC Code 037429149829
  • Studio  Criterion
  • Packaging Keep
  • Number of Discs 1
  • Disc SS-DL
  • Subtitles English

Features

Exclusive Video Interview With Bertrand Tavernier
An Alternate Ending
U.S. Theatrical Trailer

Audio/Video

  • Audio
    French Dolby Digital Mono
  • Video
    Widescreen 1.66:1 Color (Anamorphic)

Average Rating 4.00 out of 5

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