Armageddon (aka Armaguedon)

Directed by Alain Jessua

Release Year: 1977
Running Time: 93
Color Type: Color
Country: U.S.
Language: French with English subtitles
Genres: Thriller
     

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Cast
Alain Delon
Jean Yanne
Renato Salvatori
Michel Duchaussoy
Marie Déa
Michel Creton
Robert Dalban

Crew
Directed by Alain Jessua

International icon Alain Delon (Un Flic, The Sicilian Clan) must stop a madman from triggering Armageddon in this slick Eurocrime thriller. A repairman named Louis Carrier (Jean Yanne, We Won’t Grow Old Together) uses his newly inherited fortune to launch a campaign of terror that will make him a household name. Becoming more and more mentally unstable, Carrier threatens the police and various government institutions while operating under the alias “Armageddon.” A psychologist from Interpol (Delon) heads the investigation and prepares a trap at an international conference of world leaders in Paris. Renato Salvatori (Illustrious Corpses) and Michel Duchaussoy (The Killing Game) also star in this intense psychological game of cat-and-mouse from director Alain Jessua (Shock Treatment) that examines the potentially dangerous impact of mass media.