Day of the Jackal
The film follows the story of a British professional killer called 'Jackal' as he takes on a series of challenges to get what he wants. Disaffected French generals are trying to use the killer to kill Charles de Gaulle while the selfless gendarme follows the killer's trail everywhere.
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November 01, 2007 The major asset of the film is that it succeeds in maintaining interest and suspense despite obvious viewer foreknowledge of the outcome.Read in Source
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May 20, 2003 The details are minutely observed and, to me, just a bit boring.
January 26, 2006 Low on documentary conviction and political context, but an intriguing exercise in concealing the obvious.Read in Source
November 01, 2007 It's a polished and exciting thriller, mercifully unburdened with heavy political/philosophical digressions.Read in Source
October 23, 2004 I wasn't prepared for how good it really is: it's not just a suspense classic, but a beautifully executed example of filmmaking.Read in Source
April 23, 2007 Like all Zinnemann's work, this meticulously crafted political thriller is involving but not exciting due to his detached perspective and the fact that we know the outcome, that De Gaulle wasn't assassinated, but it's cast with Europe's best actors.Read in Source
Country: United States
Genre: Thriller, Horror, Mystery
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