Movie: The Day of the Jackal [1973] Movie: The Day of the Jackal [1973]

Movie: The Day of the Jackal [1973] Movie: The Day of the Jackal [1973]

Lebel:
Excuse me, but it has just occurred to me that we have forty-eight hours in which to find this Jackal


[There is a chorus of "What?" and "How do you know?" from the committee members]



Lebel:
Am I right in assuming that the President has no engagements outside the Elysee Palace today, tomorrow and Saturday ?



Minister:
None.



Lebel:
And what is Sunday, August the twenty-fifth?



Minister:
[Slaps forehead] Of course! Liberation Day! We must have been blind.

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Minister:
How did you know whose telephone to tap?



Lebel:
I didn't, so I tapped them all.

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Lawyer:
For heaven's sake, man, don't you realize you are going to be shot!



Bastien-Thiry:
You don't understand. No French soldier will raise his rifle against me.


[He is shot by a firing squad the next day]

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Colette de Montpelier:
Why, I don't know what you're talking about.



Lebel:
Madam, be in no doubt as to the seriousness of your position.


[Colette stands and moves uneasily to another chair]

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The Jackal:
Half a million. In cash. Half in advance, and half on completion.



Montclair:
Half a million francs?



The Jackal:
Dollars.



Montclair:
Are you mad?



The Jackal:
Considering you expect to get France in return, I'd have thought it a reasonable price.

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