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L'addition (1984)

R  |   |  Thriller, Drama  |  12 September 1985 (USA)
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Conflict between a hardened prison inmate and a ruthless prison guard.

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Bruno Vinclert
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Lorca
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Patty
Farid Chopel ...
Jose
Jacques Sereys ...
Prison director
Fabrice Eberhard ...
Minet
Daniel Sarky ...
Constantini
Francis Arnaud
Charlie Nelson ...
Bok
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Crampon
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Magnum
Georges Blaness
Julien Bukowski
Gérard Caillaud ...
Public Prosecutor
Yvane Daoudi
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Conflict between a hardened prison inmate and a ruthless prison guard.

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Utter rubbish
5 February 2007 | by (Sweden) – See all my reviews

"L'Addition" is a worthless film about a man wrongfully accused. What tripe!

Each and every situation in this film is irresponsibly contrived, and not a single scene or any of the details are even slightly believable.

In itself, I can understand someone writing a story on a subject in which one has very little knowledge but how this story got all the way to "the finished cinematic stage" (without getting axed by sensible proof-reading) is beyond me.

The embarrassing dialog in this film might be suitable for an American film but I just can't believe that this film is French! Not that France hasn't made its' own share of idiotic films as well, but it's normally done so in its' own, unique French way - not in the American "believe anything we tell you" cliché-ish character fashion.

Richard Bohringer has never impressed me. His sinister "whispering voice" (which is popular in Italo/American Mafia movies) is old stuff, and he does just as little to heighten my appreciation of this film as he has done in any of the other films in which I've seen him.

On the other hand, I consider Richard Berry to be a very good actor and it is hard to fathom why he ever accepted a role in this crap. He's capable of making much better films than this. As a matter of fact Richard Berry's acting in "L'Addition" is the only thing I can say good about the film. But don't be mistaken into believing that his performance makes this film worth watching. It is not. "L'Addition" can only be tolerated by placing corks into your ears and a blindfold over your eyes…but then you'd have no reason to shove the thing into your DVD/VCR player in the first place.

This film is a completely unmotivated piece of trash.


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