La java des ombres
La java des ombres -
1983 - Color - 90 mn - French - France - Thriller
Directed by : Romain Goupil. Produced by : Catherine Lapoujade. Screenplay by : Alain Aptekman, Romain Goupil. Editing : Hélène Viard. Photography : Renan Pollès. Music by : Gabriel Yared. With : Tchéky Karyo, Francis Camus, Anne Alvaro.
Xavier Brabant, a former extreme-left activist, imprisoned for a longtime for arm trafficking, accepts to help the secret service to wipe out a fascist group. Xavier takes this opportunity to set up his revenge…
Politically engaged since his youth, Romain Goupil is a rebel in the French cultural landscape. With La java des ombres, he takes stock of the disillusions of many post-68 leftists who wanted to believe in change. A dark and melancholic detective film, with Tchéky Karyo, Jean-Pierre Aumont and Philippe Nahon in a supporting role (Carne, I stand alone, High tension), with a soundtrack composed by Gabriel Yared.