The Judge and the Assassin

The Judge and the Assassin (French: Le Juge et l'assassin) is a 1976 French drama film directed by Bertrand Tavernier. The film won two César Awards in 1977. It is based on the life of mass murderer Joseph Vacher.

The Judge and the Assassin
Video tape cover
Directed byBertrand Tavernier
Produced byRaymond Danon
Written byJean Aurenche
Pierre Bost
Bertrand Tavernier
StarringPhilippe Noiret
Michel Galabru
Music byPhilippe Sarde
CinematographyPierre-William Glenn
Edited byArmand Psenny
Distributed byLibra Films (United States)
Release date
March 10, 1976
Running time
128 minutes
Box office$6.9 million[1]

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