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Le convoyeur (2004)

In France, the disturbed and mysterious Alexandre Demarre is hired as security guard for the Vigilante armored truck company earning 1,200 euros per month and lodges in a hotel nearby the ... See full summary »

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Jacques
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Bernard
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Nicole
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La Belette
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La Momie
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Butagaz
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Dolph
Sami Zitouni ...
Karim
Michel Trillot ...
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Jean-Christophe Pagnac ...
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Jean-Paul Zehnacker ...
Patton (as Jean-Paul Zennacker)
Mathieu Thomassin ...
Erik
Nicolas Marié ...
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Isabelle
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In France, the disturbed and mysterious Alexandre Demarre is hired as security guard for the Vigilante armored truck company earning 1,200 euros per month and lodges in a hotel nearby the company for 1,450 euros for a month. He becomes close to his colleagues, actually a group of losers, without motivation or perspective, paranoids, depressed and substances addicted men, and prepares a personal file with the profile of each one. Along the days, the real intentions of Alex in working at Vigilante are disclosed. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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$1,191,333 (France), 16 April 2004
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Before the shooting begins, the director Nicolas Boukrief asked the all crew to attend a whole week together, during a karate probation period. With the exception of himself and Albert Dupontel the lead character, because of the bad influence that his character in the movie could have brought to the rest of the crew. See more »

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A Dark Tale of Revenge
24 June 2007 | by See all my reviews

In France, the disturbed and mysterious Alexandre Demarre (Albert Dupontel) is hired as security guard for the Vigilante armored truck company earning 1,200 euros per month and lodges in a hotel nearby the company for 1,450 euros for a month. He becomes close to his colleagues, actually a group of losers, without motivation or perspective, paranoids, depressed and substances addicted men, and prepares a personal file with the profile of each one. Along the days, the real intentions of Alex in working at Vigilante are disclosed.

"Le Convoyeur" is a very dark tale of revenge exposed in low pace. Albert Dupontel brilliantly develops his weird character, and the viewer guesses whether he is a journalist, a writer, an uncover detective of a thief planning a next robbery based on the financial balance between his salary and the cost of his hotel in the beginning of the story. I regret only that his motives are disclosed very soon, practically in the middle of the story. My vote is seven.

Title (Brazil): "Assalto ao Carro Forte" ("Heist to the Armored Truck")


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