Acquitted for the murder of his mistress, industrialist Verdier returns home one evening to face the dead woman’s vengeful husband, Ancelin. Verdier’s long over-due execution is well-planned and swift, but when Ancelin leaves his house, he runs into a taxi driver ordered by Verdier. Ancelin has no option but to pursue the taxi driver, but for some reason he finds it hard to kill him… —Filmsdefrance.com
Édouard Molinaro (born 13 May 1928) is a French film director and screenwriter. He was born in Gironde, Bordeaux.
He is best known for his comedies with Louis de Funès (Oscar, etc.), My Uncle Benjamin (with Jacques Brel and Claude Jade), Dracula and Son (with Christopher Lee), and the Academy Award-nominated La Cage aux Folles (with Michel Serrault and Ugo Tognazzi). Molinaro is still active as a director, although he produces works almost exclusively for television.
In 1996, his cinematic work was awarded the Prix René Clair, a prize given by the Académie française for excellent film work. —Wikipedia