Day Of The Jackal, The

  |  136 min
Rated TBC by the BBFC
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Supremely efficient adaptation of the Frederick Forsyth bestseller with Edward Fox perfectly cast as the steely assassin hired to kill French president General de Gaulle. Veteran director Fred Zinnemann demonstrates the same mastery of tension and flow as he did in the classic western High Noon.