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"Rue barbare" (original title)

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Bernard Giraudeau ...
Daniel Chetman, dit 'Chet', un ancien chef de bande qui reprend du service
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Emma-la-Rouge, dit 'Manu', membre de la bande à Manu
Jean-Pierre Kalfon ...
Paul Chetman, dit 'Rocky Malone', un rocker has been, frère de Chet
Michel Auclair ...
Georges Chetman, le père de Chet
Bernard-Pierre Donnadieu ...
Mathias Hagen, dit 'Matt', le maître du quartier
Corinne Dacla ...
Édith Chetman, dit 'Eddie', la femme de Daniel
Nathalie Courval ...
Carla Chetman, la femme de Paul
Jean-Pierre Sentier ...
Yougo, l' associé d'Hagen
Pierre Frag ...
Benvenuto Temporini, dit 'Tempo', le meilleur ami de Chet
Myriam Salvodi ...
Tillie, une prostituée obèse
Hakim Ghanem ...
Lobo, un jeune loubard
Christian Delangre
Harry Cleven
Dang Van Bi
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Two actors in search of a director.
6 December 2009 | by See all my reviews

"Rue Barbare" is all form and no content.On the plus side,it featured two of the best actors of the FRench cinema:Bernard Giraudeau,whose talent is so huge he can play anything from Scola to Ozon and Bernard -Pierre Donnadieu whose resemblance to Gerard Depardieu went against him (he was notable in "L'Homme Qui Voulait Savoir" -remade by the same director in the US with a sweetened screenplay-).

But the screenplay is some kind of French "Mad Max" ,with two losers fighting ,among other things ,for an Asian babe.The cinematography is dazzling with a good use of the color creating a murky atmosphere .Only substance (that is to say a real screenplay) is lacking.Subsequent works by Behat ("Urgence" the awful "dancing machine" ) were even less convincing.


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