A moody, jaded police detective, while investigating a drug ring, falls for a mysterious woman and is drawn into a shady and dangerous scheme.

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Louis Vincent Mangin
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Noria
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Lambert
Pascale Rocard ...
Marie Vedret
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Lydie
Franck Karoui ...
René
Jonathan Leïna ...
Simon
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Gauthier
Bernard Fuzellier ...
Nez Cassé
Bentahar Meaachou ...
Claude (as Meaachou Bentahar)
Yann Dedet ...
Dédé
Mohamed Ayari ...
Momo
Abdel Kader Touati ...
Maxime
Jamil Bouarada ...
Jean
Bechir Idani ...
Barman René
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Mangin, a police inspector in Paris, leans hard on informants to get evidence on three Tunisian brothers who traffic in drugs. He arrests one, Simon, and his girl-friend Noria. Simon's brothers go to their lawyer. He springs Noria, who promptly steals 2 million francs that belong to the Tunisians. They suspect her of the theft; her life as well as the lawyer's is in danger. Meanwhile, Noria is playing with both the lawyer and Mangin's affections. Mangin is mercurial anyway: intimidating and bloodying suspects, falling for a police commission trainee before flipping for Noria, wearing his emotions on his sleeve. Can he save the lawyer and Noria, and can he convince her to love? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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4 September 1985 (France)  »

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Pialat mark
20 May 2014 | by (Romania) – See all my reviews

at first sigh, a confuse/chaotic story. because the title seems be a trap.at the second, a love one. in fact, only one of Pialat demonstrations about the frame of an universe. realistic in so measure than it becomes bitter. cruel and delicate. a film out of precise genre who explores the interest for two real good actors and for a puzzle story. it is a love story in same measure as fear story. because the element who defines it is the search of axis for lead characters life. and Sophie Marceau/Gerard Depardieu are the best interpreters for create the web of an impossible relation and for suggest the map of a world.


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