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The Threat (La menace)

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The Threat (La menace)
La menace Poster.jpg
Original French Poster
Country FRA.jpg France
CAN.jpg Canada
Directed by Alain Corneau
Release Date 1977
Language French
Studio Les Films Ariane
Mondex Films
Main Cast
Character Actor
Henri Savin Yves Montand
Julie Manet Carole Laure
Dominique Montlaur Marie Dubois
Inspector Waldeck Jean-François Balmer
Paco Jacques Rispal

The Threat (original title La menace) is a 1977 French-Canadian thriller directed by Alain Corneau and starring Yves Montand as Henri Savin, a man who leaves his mistress Dominique Montlaur for another woman, young and beautiful Julie Manet. In grief and anger Dominique commits suicide, making it look like a murder. The investigation leads Inspector Waldeck to the conclusion that Dominique was murdered by Julie.

The following weapons were used in the film The Threat (La menace):

Colt Python

In the final scene Henri Savin (Yves Montand) uses a Colt Python.

Colt Python with 6" Barrel - .357 Magnum
Savin loads the revolver.
Another view of the Python.
Savin fires from his car.


In one scene a MAT-49 is seen in hands of a French gendarme on a road block.

MAT-49 Submachine Gun - 9x19mm
La menace-MAT49-1.jpg

Remington 870

In the final scene one of the group of Canadian truckers holds a pump action shotgun that appears to be a Remington 870.

Remington 870 Police Magnum Riot Shotgun - 12 gauge
La menace-Shotgun-1.jpg

Unidentified pump action shotgun

In the same scene another trucker holds an unidentified pump action shotgun.

La menace-Shotgun-2.jpg

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