Grand Prix du Festival du film policier de Cognac / Beaune

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1.
Beyond Reasonable Doubt (1981)
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A docu-drama covering one of the most famous murder cases in New Zealand history. Did Arthur Thomas... (129 mins.)
Director: John Laing
“ Grand Prix 1982 ” - angelwizzard666
 
2.
48 Hrs. (1982)
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A hard-nosed cop reluctantly teams up with a wise-cracking criminal temporarily paroled to him, in order to track down a killer. (96 mins.)
Director: Walter Hill
“ Grand Prix 1983 ” - angelwizzard666
 
3.
L'addition (1984)
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Conflict between a hardened prison inmate and a ruthless prison guard. (85 mins.)
Director: Denis Amar
“ Grand Prix 1984 ” - angelwizzard666
 
4.
Funny Dirty Little War (1983)
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A small revolution breaks out in a small Argentine town, as one group of Peronists calls they newly elected peronist a communist... (80 mins.)
Director: Héctor Olivera
“ Grand Prix 1985 ” - angelwizzard666
 
5.
The Hitcher (1986)
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A young man who escaped the clutches of a murderous hitch-hiker is subsequently stalked by the hitcher and framed for his crimes. (97 mins.)
Director: Robert Harmon
“ Grand Prix 1986 ” - angelwizzard666
 
6.
The Big Easy (1986)
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Set in New Orleans. Remy McSwain, lieutenant in Homicide finds that he has two problems, the first of a series of gang killings and Ann Osborne... (102 mins.)
Director: Jim McBride
“ Grand Prix 1987 ” - angelwizzard666
 
7.
The Cat (1988)
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Two bank robbers hold the clerks hostage and demand 3 million German marks as ransom. What the police do not realise is that the true criminal mastermind watches them from outside the bank, anticipating every move. (118 mins.)
Director: Dominik Graf
“ Grand Prix 1988 ” - angelwizzard666
 
8.
True Believer (1989)
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A cynical former civil liberties attorney now reduced to "specializing" in defending drug dealers becomes transformed by an eight-year-old murder case. (105 mins.)
Director: Joseph Ruben
“ Grand Prix 1989 ” - angelwizzard666
 
9.
Kill Me Again (1989)
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A young detective becomes involved with a beautiful woman on the run from the mob and her psychopath boyfriend. (94 mins.)
Director: John Dahl
“ Grand Prix 1990 ” - angelwizzard666
 
10.
The Hand That Rocks the Cradle (1992)
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After her humiliated husband kills himself, an embittered pregnant widow loses her child, and embarks on a mission of vengeance against a woman and her family. (110 mins.)
Director: Curtis Hanson
“ Grand Prix 1992 ” - angelwizzard666
 
11.
One False Move (1992)
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In Los Angeles, after a violent drug rip-off, the Los Angeles Police Department detectives find the identity of the trio - the sadistic I.Q... (105 mins.)
Director: Carl Franklin
“ Grand Prix 1993 ” - angelwizzard666
 
12.
La scorta (1993)
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A dedicated, tightly-knit group of bodyguards take on additional duties while safeguarding an honest judge designated to investigate official corruption in Sicily. (96 mins.)
Director: Ricky Tognazzi
“ Grand Prix 1994 ” - angelwizzard666
 
13.
Shallow Grave (1994)
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Three friends discover their new flatmate dead but loaded with cash. (89 mins.)
Director: Danny Boyle
“ Grand Prix 1995 ” - angelwizzard666
 
14.
The Last Supper (1995)
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A group of idealistic, but frustrated, liberals succumb to the temptation of murdering rightwing pundits for their political beliefs. (92 mins.)
Director: Stacy Title
“ Grand Prix 1996 ” - angelwizzard666
 
15.
Freeway (1996)
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A twisted take on 'Little Red Riding Hood' with a teenage juvenile delinquent on the run from a social worker traveling to her grandmother's house and being hounded by a charming, but sadistic, serial killer/pedophile. (102 mins.)
Director: Matthew Bright
“ Grand Prix 1997 ” - angelwizzard666
 
16.
Face (1997)
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Ray is an aging ex-socialist who has become a bankrobber after seeing the demise of socialism in 1980s Britain... (105 mins.)
Director: Antonia Bird
“ Grand Prix 1998 ” - angelwizzard666
 
17.
Another Day in Paradise (1998)
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In the hope of a big score, two junkie couples team up to commit various drug robberies which go disastrously wrong leading to dissent, violence and murder. (101 mins.)
Director: Larry Clark
“ Grand Prix 1999 ” - angelwizzard666
 
18.
A Matter of Taste (2000)
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Nicolas, a handsome, young waiter, is befriended by Frédéric Delamont, a wealthy middle-aged businessman... (90 mins.)
Director: Bernard Rapp
“ Grand Prix 2000 ” - angelwizzard666
 
19.
Chopper (2000)
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Chopper tells the intense story of Mark "Chopper" Read, a legendary criminal who wrote his autobiography while serving a jail sentence in prison. His book, "From the Inside", upon which the film is based, was a best-seller. (94 mins.)
Director: Andrew Dominik
“ Grand Prix 2001 ” - angelwizzard666
 
20.
Nine Queens (2000)
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Two con artists try to swindle a stamp collector by selling him a sheet of counterfeit rare stamps (the "nine queens"). (114 mins.)
“ Grand Prix 2002 ” - angelwizzard666
 
21.
Box 507 (2002)
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Bankmanager Modesto Pardos(played by Antonio Resines) daughter dies in an forest fire while camping... (104 mins.)
Director: Enrique Urbizu
“ Grand Prix 2003 ” - angelwizzard666
 
22.
Memories of Murder (2003)
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In 1986, in the province of Gyunggi, in South Korea, a second young and beautiful woman is found dead... (131 mins.)
Director: Joon Ho Bong
“ Grand Prix 2004 ” - angelwizzard666
 
23.
El Crimen Perfecto (The Perfect Crime) (2004)
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An ambitious salesman will do anything for that big promotion he's been chasing, but inevitably he will learn that there is no such thing as the perfect crime. (105 mins.)
“ Grand Prix 2005 ” - angelwizzard666
 
24.
Silentium (2004)
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A man who accused a catholic bishop of abusing him when he was a child dies in the Austrian city Salzburg. Everyone except his widow and the eccentrical detective Simon Brenner keeps silent and believes that the man killed himself. (116 mins.)
“ Grand Prix 2006 ” - angelwizzard666
 
25.
A Very British Gangster (2007 Documentary)
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A documentary about one of Britain's most dangerous crime families and introduces us to its magnetic, larger-than-life leader, Dominic Noonan (aka Lattlay Fottfoy). (97 mins.)
Director: Donal MacIntyre
“ Grand Prix 2007 ” - angelwizzard666
 
26.
Armed Hands (2012)
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Lucas and his team are after a gang of Serbian criminals using NATO-issued weapons. As the investigation leads him to Paris, Lucas attempts to reconnect with his estranged daughter, a young narc officer. (105 mins.)
Director: Pierre Jolivet
“ Prix Polar 2012 ” - angelwizzard666
 
27.
Drug War (2012)
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A drug cartel boss who is arrested in a raid is coerced into betraying his former accomplices as part of an undercover operation. (107 mins.)
Director: Johnnie To
“ Prix Polar 2013 ” - angelwizzard666
 
28.
In Order of Disappearance (2014)
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The honorable citizen Nils ploughs snow in the wild winter mountains of Norway, when his son is mistakenly murdered, Nils takes action, which ignites a war between the vegan gangster "the Count" and the Serbian mafia boss Papa. (116 mins.)
“ Prix Polar 2014 ” - angelwizzard666
 
29.
Victoria (2015)
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A young Spanish woman who has newly moved to Berlin finds her flirtation with a local guy turn potentially deadly as their night out with his friends reveals a dangerous secret. (138 mins.)
“ Prix Polar 2015 ” - angelwizzard666