Cop au vin
En français • Thriller, Drama
1985 • France • Directed by Claude Chabrol
The hidden meanness of provincial life is at the heart of Cop Au Vin (Poulet au vinaigre), as deaths and disappearances intersect around the attempt by a corrupt syndicate of property developers to force a disabled woman and her son from their home.
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