La Faille (Weak Spot). 1975. France/Italy/Germany. Directed by Peter Fleischmann. Screenplay by Antonis Samarakis, Jean-Claude Carrière, Martin Walser, Fleischmann. With Ugo Tognazzi, Michel Piccoli, Mario Adorf. 35mm. In Italian; English subtitles. 110 min.
With echoes of Costa-Gavras’s Z, Weak Spot is a paranoid political thriller set in Greece during the Regime of the Colonels, in which an innocent tourist agent (Tognazzi), accused of belonging to the underground resistance, gets mixed up in a cat-and-mouse game with the secret police (Piccoli, Adorf).