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L'ordre et la morale (2011)

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Dissidents in a French colony attack a police station and take hostages.

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Iabe Lapacas ...
Alphonse Dianou
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JP Perrot
Alexandre Steiger ...
Jean Bianconi
Daniel Martin ...
Bernard Pons
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Christian Prouteau
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Chantal Legorjus
Steeve Une ...
Samy
Philippe de Jacquelin Dulphé ...
Général de brigade Vidal
Patrick Fierry ...
Colonel de l'armée Dubut
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Général de Gendarmerie Jérôme
Stefan Godin ...
Lieutenant Colonel de Gendarmerie Benson (as Stéfan Godin)
François 'Kötrepi' Neudjen ...
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Macki Wea ...
Djubelly Wea
Alphonse Djoupa ...
Hilaire Dianou
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April 1988, Ouvea island, New Caledonia. 30 policemen held hostage by a group of Kanak separatists. 300 soldiers sent from France to restore order. 2 men face to face: Philippe Legorjus, captain of the GIGN and Alphonse Dianou, head of the hostage takers. Through shared values, they will try to win the dialogue. But in the midst of a presidential election, when the stakes are political, order is not always dictated by morality. Written by Anonymous

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The GIGN is the Groupe d'intervention de la Gendarmerie nationale ("National Gendarmerie Intervention Group"). It is a special operations unit of the French National Gendarmerie, set up in 1973 after the massacre at the MunIch Olympic Games. See more »

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Good historical drama
19 March 2014 | by See all my reviews

It's April 22, 1988. Three or four gendarmes are dead and 30 kidnapped by Kanak separatists on the eve of the presidential election in France. They are sending in a platoon of 50 paras to New Caledonia. The PM sends in the Army to take control. There is a political competition between Mitterrand and Chirac, and everything is caught up in it. GIGN Captain Philippe Legorjus (Mathieu Kassovitz) and his men end up following the Army's orders. But soon they have to struggle against the army's barbaric tactics.

It's a good historical drama. It's a bit simplistic with the Army being all bad. I'm not familiar with any of this story to have an opinion about its validity. All I can say is that it works as a dramatic movie.


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