Nada (1974 film)

Nada (known as The Nada Gang in the USA.[1]) is a Franco-Italian political thriller film directed by Claude Chabrol released in 1974 and adapted from the crime novel Nada by Jean-Patrick Manchette.[2] Inspired by the May 1968 events in France, the film has been described as a social thriller.[3]


The anarchist group "Nada" kidnaps the United States Ambassador to France in a brothel. During the operation, a police officer is killed and commissaire Goemond is given a free hand to do everything to resolve this affair…[4]


Source: IMDb[5]



  1. Nora Sayre, "Screen: Chabrol's 'The Nada Gang' Is at Playboy:The Cast", New York Times, 7 November 1974
    - Andrew Sarris, "Fear & loathing of the bourgeoisie", The Village Voice, 14 November 1974
  2. Nada at Ciné-Ressources
  3. Atack, Margaret (1999). May 68 in French Fiction and Film: Rethinking Society, Rethinking Representation. Oxford University Press. p. 129. ISBN 9780198715153.
    - Cook, Malcolm (1993). French Culture Since 1945. London: Longman. p. 86. ISBN 9780582088061.
  4. David Stanners, Nada review, Eye For Film, 7 August 2005
  5. Full Cast & Crew

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