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The Day of the Jackal


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Menacing thriller based on Frederick Forsyth's novel, starring Edward Fox. In 1963, having failed in its attempt to murder General de Gaulle , the French Secret Army Organisation decides to hire a top killer. Code-named the "Jackal", the seemingly unassuming Englishman begins to lay his plans to assassinate one of the world's most powerful men. Review page 42.
(1973, 15)

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Based on the novel by: Frederick Forsyth
Director: Fred Zinnemann
The Jackal: Edward Fox
Claude Lebel: Michel Lonsdale
Minister: Alan Badel
Inspector Thomas: Tony Britton
President General Charles de Gaulle: Adrlen Cayla-Legrand
Gunsmith: Cyril Cusack
Mallinson: Donald Slnden

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The Day of the Jackal

BBC One London, 21 August 2007 23.20

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