A French fraudster plays a dangerous double game by selling secret
plans to the German and American secret services, to ensure a
comfortable future for his daughter, Sophie. But the documents
are fake and the scam is soon uncovered. The man decides to avail
himself of the services of the famous adventurer Simon Templar, alias
Le Saint prend l'affût
is a French-Italian adventure film first released in France on 26th October 1966,
directed by Christian-Jaque.
The film stars Jean Marais, Jess Hahn, Jean Yanne, Danièle Evenou and Raffaella Carrà.
It has also been released under the title: The Saint Lies in Wait
It is an Intermondia Films production, produced by Jean-Paul Guibert and distributed by KinoVista.
Our overall rating for Le Saint prend l'affût
is: mediocre - watchable, but not unless you have something better to do,
Other recommended films that have been directed by Christian-Jaque include: L'Assassinat du Père Noël
D'homme à hommes
Si tous les gars du monde
(1956). The actor Jean Marais has also appeared in: L'Éternel retour
Other films that are worth watching include: Lewis Milestone's All Quiet on the Western Front
Gerald Thomas's Carry on Spying
Luis Buñuel's Le Fantôme de la liberté
Shaun O'Riordan's Sapphire & Steel - Assignment One [TV]
Louis Feuillade's Les Vampires