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The Police War (1979)

La guerre des polices (original title)
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Claude Brasseur ...
Commissaire Jacques Fush
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Marie Garcin
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Commissaire Ballestrat
Georges Staquet ...
Millard
Jean-François Stévenin ...
Capati
Etienne Chicot ...
Larue
David Jalil ...
Djalloud
Gérard Desarthe ...
Hector Sarlat
Jean Rougerie ...
Mermoz
Jean-Pierre Kalfon ...
Marc
Jacques Lalande ...
Pralin
Catherine Rétoré ...
L'artiste
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Le Garrec
Philippe Villiers
Roger Miremont ...
Lagrange (as Roger Mirmont)
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Der Polizeikrieg  »

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One very good french crime movie.

I am surprised that no user has commented it yet. Especially the famous IMDb DB Dumonteil. Very faithful user and very good too. I salute him. This film was one of the last real crime movie, gangster vs cops, before a long long time. Before the arrival of the great Olivier Marschall, twenty years later. The story reminds me 36, QUAI DES ORFEVRES. The story of the war between two police force flying squads. A war in which all tricks, cheats, hits ans strikes are allowed to destroy the other. You wonder who the enemy is: the gangsters of the colleagues, the fellow officers. The characters are pretty well described, you feel empathy for them. You understand their feelings. It's a dark story. Very sad and bitter as I love.


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