Cinema: Cheap Spills

THE NIGHT CALLER Directed and Written by HENRI VERNEUIL

Much of The Night Caller concerns a Paris police search for a man who makes obscene telephone calls. This guy is not your garden-variety breather. He is a murderer who starts by ringing up women and ends by doing them in. As if this were not plot enough, the detective in charge of the investigation (Jean-Paul Belmondo) also devotes a great deal of time to tracking down a bank robber who has eluded him for months and become a personal nemesis. Belmondo's pursuit, which is...

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