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Le guetteur (2012)

Not Rated | | Action, Crime, Thriller | 5 September 2012 (France)
A detective hunts for the marksman who foiled the plan to catch a notorious team of bank robbers.

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Vincent Kaminski
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Éric
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Géraldine Martineau ...
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Marco Frazetti
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A detective hunts for the marksman who foiled the plan to catch a notorious team of bank robbers.

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Just awful...
5 October 2014 | by See all my reviews

It had to happen: After watching many good french crime films, I found the first stinker. It's the worst kind of film, thinking it's smart when it's not. The lookout is just plain stupid. The plot has so many holes that it looks like swiss cheese. The film is totally unbalanced, trying to be many things at once: a cop film, a crime film about bank robbers, a serial killer film, a jail film and even a whodunit. The characters are weak and cliché. It sucks because the cast was good. I wonder why Daniel Auteuil made this awful film. He deserves better. I was misled by Auteuil and Placido (Romanzo Criminale is highly recommended). But why they turned this mockery of a script into a film is just beyond me. I hope the screenwriters didn't give up their day jobs.


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