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Studios de Boulogne-Billancourt (France)
February through April 1974
Jean Gabin (presiding judge Leguen)
Sophia Loren (Teresa Leoni)
Michel Albertini (her son André)
Henri Garcin (judge Lannelongue)
Julien Bertheau (attorney general Verlac)
Marc Bohan for Christian Dior
Carlo Ponti for c.c. Champion (Rome)
Les Films Concordia (Paris)
Second movie in Sophia's career to be shot in French after Madame Sans-Gêne in 1961.
Sophia's voice is dubbed by Marion Degler (German).
The films has some success in France and Italy but is hardly noticed in the USA where it is retitled Jury of One.
Gabin`s second last film before he passes away in 1976.
"It's a shame that two fine actors like Sophia Loren and Jean Gabin are involved in this watery plot, which transforms them into
amusement park lions."
Pietro Bianchi, Il Giorno, 23 nov 1974
grace Sophia Loren has
precedence over Jean Gabin in the
cast, but both perform as though they were elsewhere: she thinking of
in Geneva, he of the cows, the world's distastefulness, his imminent
retirement, too often postponed."
enfin le prestige exceptionnel des interprètes. Sophia Loren
tient avec beaucoup de dignité le rôle d'une mère
tigresse prête à tout (chantage compris) pour sauver son