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The Professional is a french film of genre Drama directed by Georges Lautner released in USA on 21 october 1981 with Jean-Paul Belmondo

The Professional (1981)

The Professional
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Released in USA 21 october 1981
Length 1h48
Directed by
OriginFrance
Genres Drama,    Thriller,    Action,    Adventure,    Spy,    Crime
Rating75% 3.7962253.7962253.7962253.7962253.796225

The Professional (original title: Le Professionnel; [lə pʁɔfɛsjɔˈnɛl]) is a 1981 French action film directed by French director Georges Lautner, starring Jean-Paul Belmondo, Jean Desailly and Robert Hossein, based on the award-winning 1976 novel Death of a Thin-Skinned Animal by Patrick Alexander.

The music is composed by Ennio Morricone and the theme music "Chi Mai" is known worldwide.

Synopsis

French secret agent Josselin Beaumont is sent to kill Colonel Njala, the dictator of Malagawi, a fictional African country. However, before he manages to accomplish his mission, the political situation changes drastically and the French secret service resorts to handing over Beaumont to the Malagawian authorities. After a long, unfair trial, during which Beaumont is injected with drugs, he is sentenced to long-term penal servitude at a "re-education camp".

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