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36th Precinct (2004)

36 Quai des Orfèvres (original title)
Not Rated | | Action, Crime, Drama | 24 November 2004 (France)
In the underbelly of the Parisian criminal world, the Police are frustrated by a gang committing a series of violent robberies. Leo Vrinks and Denis Klein are two cops seeking promotion, ... See full summary »

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Léo Vrinks
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Denis Klein
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Robert Mancini
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Hugo Silien
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Camille Vrinks (as Valéria Golino)
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Eddy Valence
Francis Renaud ...
Titi Brasseur
Catherine Marchal ...
Ève Verhagen
Guy Lecluyse ...
Groluc
Alain Figlarz ...
Francis Horn
Vincent Moscato ...
Jenner
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Hélène Klein
Stéphane Metzger ...
Smao
Solène Biasch ...
Lola Vrinks (11 ans)
Aurore Auteuil ...
Lola Vrinks (17 ans)
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In the underbelly of the Parisian criminal world, the Police are frustrated by a gang committing a series of violent robberies. Leo Vrinks and Denis Klein are two cops seeking promotion, and the imminent departure of the Chief sets the scene for them to compete for the vacant throne. The competition between them becomes increasingly ruthless and blurs the usual lines of morality, until there seems no difference between the police and the criminals they chase. Vrinks, meeting with a source, becomes involved with a murder. Klein seizes the opportunity to up the ante and arranges for the arrest of Vrinks, but when he goes further and viciously involves Vrinks' wife, Camille, revenge is inevitable. Written by johnno.r@xtra.co.nz

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36 Quai des Orfèvres  »

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€13,580,000 (estimated)

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$3,486,107 (France), 26 November 2004
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Visa d'exploitation en France: #104874. See more »

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Don't Bring Me Down
(Sia (as Sia Furler) / Blair Mackichan)
© 2003 EMI Music Publishing Ltd / S&A Music / BMG Music Publishing Ltd c/o BMG Music Publishing France
© 2003 Systematic Limited / Go Beat
With the kind authorization of EMI Publishing France, BMG Music Vision, Universal Music Projets Speciaux
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Just dire.
26 June 2006 | by See all my reviews

The worst movie I have seen in ages.

Only the hope that is was surely soon about to end ( a hope dashed several times) and the fact I was sitting in the middle of a row made me stay until the end.

Hideously loud melodramatic music ( here comes a sad bit, here comes a tense bit, here comes a sexy bit), leather jackets flapping in the wind-machines, uniformly tattooed balkan-looking baddies and risible "cinematic" action scenes make me think that the director was pretending he was making "hard Boiled". Pretending like a 12-year old.

By the time we returned to Daniel Auteil sobbing in his prison cell, I too was begging for release.

Ludicrous. I hated it.

cheers! M


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