Theatrical Release Date: TBC
Home Ent. Release Date: 23 Mar 2008
Adapted from a Simenon novel and written in collaboration with legendary screenwriters Aurenche and Bost, The Watchmaker of St. Paul’s was Tavernier’s debut feature. An ordinary man, the watchmaker of the title [Philippe Noiret] finds his well ordered life blown apart by the discovery that his son is wanted for murder. Deeply shocked, the Watchmaker is forced to explore his own actions and ideals in a search for answers. His journey leads him to question old relationships, as well as forging new ones, as a wary understanding begins to form between him and the police inspector investigating the crime.