ZED

Peter Falk Versus Columbo 52' by Gaëlle Royer & Pascal Cuissot

Synopsis

For millions of viewers, Peter Falk is Columbo, the eccentric, perspicacious upholder of the law in his wrinkled trench coat, who confounds the powerful in their luxurious villas. And yet Peter Falk is not only the most popular cop in the world. Despite having been twice nominated for an Oscar, his unusual career still remains an enigma.

Who really is Peter Falk? Who is the man behind the character?

Based on archive footage, interviews and extracts from his films and the TV show, this film sheds light on the actor’s life, a life full of twists and turns, ups and downs. A riveting documentary that pays tribute to the immortal character of Columbo.

Information

Direction: Gaëlle Royer & Pascal Cuissot

Production: ZED for ARTE France

Genre: Art & Culture

Available versions: French, English

Awards

Toronto Jewish Film festival
Official Selection
Festival des Créations Télévisuelles de Luchon
Selected in the official premiere screening category
FIPADOC
Selected in the "Les remarqués" category

Screening Room

For professional use only

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