The Devil By The Tail

  • 1969
  • Movie
  • M
  • Comedy

A wonderfully funny comedy about a poorly run hotel that gets its business by sabotaging passing cars, then forcing stranded motorists to stay the night. Confusion reigns when one guest, Montand, is discovered to be a bank robber. The hotel's employees decide that Montand must go, but that his stolen loot must stay. De Broca also directed the comic James...read more

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(Movie Cilp) Turn Around And Look Innocent!
Amelie (Marthe Keller) delivers a fixed Cadillac to Maricorne (Yves Montand), a gangster posing as a diplomat, who feigns reluctance to leave her fami (more…)
(Movie Cilp) Just A Hair
Opening of Philippe de Broca's hit comedy Devil By The Tail, 1969, impoverished nobleman Comte Georges (Jean Rochefort) examining his attic, his daugh (more…)
(Movie Cilp) I Don't Like Husbands
Gangster Maricorne (Yves Montand), tricked into checking in as a guest at her estate, introduces himself as a diplomat to the impoverished Marquise (M (more…)

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  • Review: A wonderfully funny comedy about a poorly run hotel that gets its business by sabotaging passing cars, then forcing stranded motorists to stay the night. Confusion reigns when one guest, Montand, is discovered to be a bank robber. The hotel's employees dec… (more)

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