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14 Ratings

Kill the Referee

À mort l'arbitre

Directed by Jean-Pierre Mocky
France, 1984
Thriller, Comedy


Maurice is a referee for a decisive soccer match between two French football teams. He offers a penalty to one of the teams, allowing them to win the match, but this causes a furore amongst the supporters of the opposing team.

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Kill the Referee Directed by Jean-Pierre Mocky

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  • Daniel S.'s rating of the film Kill the Referee

    ***1/2. Years before anyone else, Jean-Pierre Mocky had already handled the delicate topic of hooliganism. In 82 minutes, Mocky says all you need to know about the psychology of this type of supporters. As always, those who could learn something from KILL THE REFEREE will be the last ones to take a look at it. The last car chase is a little jewel. Recommended.

  • FISCHER's rating of the film Kill the Referee

    Film "dynamite" et ravageur, d'un Mocky au meilleur de sa forme dans la dénonciation au "bulldozer" du racisme, de la bêtise et de l'intolérance humaine. L'anarchisme lucide du metteur en scène fait plaisir à voir dans ce constat féroce du nouvel opium des peuples. Heysel, quand tu nous tiens .....

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