Cop au Vin Movie Review Summary

Actors: Jean Poiret, Michel Bouquet, Stéphane Audran, Caroline Cellier, Jean Topart, Pauline Lafont, Lucas Belvaux

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COP AU VIN (Poulet au Vinaigre) is a movie written and directed by Claude Chabrol in 1984. The picture was nominated for the Golden Palm at the Cannes Film Festival.
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Inspector Lavardin is sent to a small town in order to investigate about a car crash. There is a strange atmosphere in the village, the doctor's wife has disappeared, Anna, the friend of the doctor's wife, also suddenly disappears and everybody wants Lavardin out of town. Is there murder in the air ?
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 10%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 40%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 50% How difficult to spot villain?    -   Very obvious Time/Era of Movie:    -   1980's-1999 Murder Mystery?    -   Yes What % of story relates directly to the mystery, not the subplot?    -   50% Special suspect?    -   relative Kind of mystery?    -   police procedural

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   police/lawman Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   French


Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   France Forest?    -   Yes Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   hostile, like Gomer Pyle on steroids Misc setting    -   scientific labs

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   gory visuals of deaths Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing    -   seeing breasts    -   seeing nude female butt    -   sex under blankets Kind of violence:    -   hand to hand Unusual forms of death    -   flamed Is this movie based on a    -   book

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