The Clockmaker of St. Paul (L'horloger de Saint-Paul)
The Clockmaker of St. Paul (L'horloger de Saint-Paul) (1974)

French film critic Bertrand Tavernier made his directorial debut in The Clockmaker. The title character, played by Tavernier's "alter ego" Philipe Noiret, is benumbed by the nihilistic activities of his son Sylvain Rougerie.… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 16, 1974
DVD Release Date: June 14, 2005
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Critic Score: 100% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Fernando F. Croce

Post-'68 France as 'a curious country' of befuddled fathers and obscured revolutionaries

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Daniel Eagan
Film Journal International

Strong, serious crime thriller that asks questions

Dennis Schwartz
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Philippe Noiret is marvelous in this role...

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Walter M.
[font=Century Gothic]In "The Clockmaker", Michel Descombes(Philippe Noiret) is a widowed clockmaker living in Lyons. One morning he is informed by… More