by Alain Corneau (France, 1976, 2h)

starring Yves Montand, François Perrier, Simone Signoret, Stefania Sandrelli

The taciturn and solitary Inspector Ferrot meets Sylvia, a young photographer. They start to see each other and fall in love. However, the young woman has another man in her life who, crazed with jealousy, kills her in rage. The investigation is assigned to Ferrot. But all the evidence soon points to him.