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Conseil de famille (1986)

French rocker Johnny Hallyday stars as a professional thief just released from jail. He returns to stealing to support his family. After several successful thefts, he decides to include his under-aged kid into the "family business".

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Le père / The Father
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La mère / The Mother
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Maximilien Faucon
Laurent Romor ...
François enfant / François as a child
Rémi Martin ...
François
Juliette Rennes ...
Martine enfant / Martine child
Caroline Pochon ...
Martine
Ann-Gisel Glass ...
Sophie
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L'avocat véreux / The shady lawyer
Jérôme Barrier
Maxime Beaugrand
Claudine Berg
Julien Bertheau ...
Le propriétaire de la maison fléchettes
Françoise Bette ...
La belle-soeur / The sister-in-law
Philippe De Brugada ...
Le propriétaire en furie
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French rocker Johnny Hallyday stars as a professional thief just released from jail. He returns to stealing to support his family. After several successful thefts, he decides to include his under-aged kid into the "family business".

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nice
16 September 2015 | by See all my reviews

a nice film.different Costa Gavras but not surprising. elegant, amusing, realistic image of family crisis and wise manner to explore , in special note, a strange occupation. nothing surprising. the director, the cast, the script are keys of a story about the fight between generations, American dream, adults versus children and sides of truth. Costa Gavras change only the tone. the experience of political movies remains powerful mark for the atmosphere and the sense of detail. a film who can define/impose a style. French , fresh, using a refined humor. a film about the family. and its councils. about decision. and about measure after a strange success.


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