Wild Target (Cible émouvante)

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Wild Target
(Cible émouvante)
Cible emouvante Poster.jpg
Original French Poster
Country FRA.jpg France
Directed by Pierre Salvadori
Release Date 1993
Language French
Studio Les Films Pelléas
Locofilms
M6 Films
Distributor AFMD
Main Cast
Character Actor
Victor Meynard Jean Rochefort
Renée Dandrieux Marie Trintignant
Antoine Guillaume Depardieu
Madame Meynard Patachou
The Corsican Wladimir Yordanoff
Manu Serge Riaboukine
Hector Dremyan Charlie Nelson


Wild Target (original title Cible émouvante) is a 1993 French crime comedy directed by Pierre Salvadori. Victor Meynard (Jean Rochefort), a professional killer, gets a contract on young woman Renée Dandrieux (Marie Trintignant) who cheated a Corsican mobster, selling him a fake Rembrandt painting. But events turns in a very strange way...

In 2009 the film was remade in UK.


The following weapons were used in the film Wild Target (Cible émouvante):

Contents


Handguns

Jericho 941 R

Victor Meynard (Jean Rochefort) owns two Jericho 941 R pistols. He uses one of these pistols with sound suppressor; the other one he gives to his apprentice Antoine (Guillaume Depardieu). Victor's pistol is twice taken from him, once by Manu (Serge Riaboukine) in the scene in parking, and another time by Hector Dremyan (Charlie Nelson) in the final scene.

Jericho 941 R (early model) - 9x19mm
Victor Meynard attaches a sound suppressor to his pistol.
Victor threatens a parrot that has learned his name.
Victor aims his pistol in car.
Here the pistol is seen unsuppressed.
Victor assembles his pistol blindfolded.

SIG-Sauer P226

A SIG-Sauer pistol, supposedly a SIG-Sauer P226, is used by Manu (Serge Riaboukine), the henchman of the Corsican mobster. In the scene in bathroom Manu is disarmed by Antoine (Guillaume Depardieu) who uses this pistol himself.

Factory black (K-Kote) SIG-Sauer P226 pistol - 9x19mm. This is a real movie gun and has appeared in several motion pictures.
A close view of Manu's pistol.
Manu in ambush.
Another view of the pistol.
Antoine seized Manu's gun.
Another view of the pistol in Antoine's hands. Double stack bulges can be seen.

Taurus PT92

In one scene Antoine (Guillaume Depardieu) tried blindfolded to assemble Taurus PT92 pistol.

Taurus PT92AF (blued) - 9x19mm
Taurus PT92 in Antoine's hand during assembly of weapon.
Antoine looks at the outcome of his efforts. Victor Meynard (Jean Rochefort) (left) holds his Jericho 941 R.

Walther P1

In the final scene Tony (Philippe Girard), Dremyan's assistant, carries a Walther P1. Tony's pistol is then used by Antoine (Guillaume Depardieu).

Walther P1 - 9x19mm
Tony holds Victor Meynard at gunpoint.
Antoine picks up the pistol.
A close view of the pistol. The cocking serration matches P1 version.

Desert Eagle

In the scene in parking Barnabe (Philippe Harel), second henchman of the Corsican mobster, is armed with some pistol that is later taken by Antoine (Guillaume Depardieu). The pistol is supposed to be a Desert Eagle and it's nickel plated rather than blued.

Desert Eagle MK VII with nickel finish - .44 Magnum
Barnabe aims a Desert Eagle at Renée Dandrieux (Marie Trintignant).
Antoine pick up this pistol.

Smith & Wesson 745

Hector Dremyan (Charlie Nelson) is armed with a Smith & Wesson 745 pistol. In the final scene he gives it to Victor Meynard (Jean Rochefort).

Smith & Wesson 745 - .45 ACP
Dremyan with his S&W pistol and Tony (Philippe Girard) with Walther P1 in the final scene.
Victor holds Dermyan's pistol and aims at Renée Dandrieux (Marie Trintignant). Unlike Model 645, this pistol lacks ambidextrous controls.
In next scene Victor turned a weapon against Hector Dremyan.
Another view of the pistol. Note the stainless frame, blued slide, and walnut grips, all typical features of Model 745.

Mle 1892 Revolver

In one scene Renée (Marie Trintignant) finds an Mle 1892 Revolver that belonged to Victor Meynard's father. The revolver is later taken from her by Tony (Philippe Girard) and seen in hands of Hector Dremyan (Charlie Nelson) in the final scene.

Modele d’Ordonnance Mle 1892 Revolver - 8 x 27mm SR
Mle 1892 Revolver in the drawer.
Renée aims this revolver at Victor Meynard.
Dremyan seized a revolver.

Shotguns

Remington 870

A Remington 870 with sawn-off barrel and stock is used by Madame Meynard (Patachou), Victor's mother, in several scenes.

Remington 870 with sawed off barrel and stock - 12 gauge
Madame Meynard holds the shotgun in the scene in bedroom.
She fires in the final scene.
She reloads the shotgun. A spent cartridge is seen in mid-air.

Rifles

Gevarm E1

A .22 caliber semi auto Gevarm E1 rifle with sniper scope is used by Victor Meynard (Jean Rochefort) in one scene.

Gevarm E1 semi auto rifle - .22LR. Magazine removed.
Victor assembles the rifle.
He attaches the sniper scope.
A general view of the rifle.
A close view of the rifle.
Antoine (Guillaume Depardieu) holds Victor's rifle.



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