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Pouvoir intime (1986)

PG-13 | | Thriller | 5 March 1986 (Canada)
A government ministry's fast-rising head of security asks a shadowy fixer, Meursault, to steal a bag from an armored truck. Meursault goes to Théo, a former night club owner, in prison for ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Marie Tifo ...
Roxane
Pierre Curzi ...
Gildor
Jacques Godin ...
Theo
Robert Gravel ...
Martial
Jean-Louis Millette ...
Meurseault
Yvan Ponton ...
H.B.
Eric Brisebois ...
Robin
Jacques Lussier ...
Janvier
Richard Perron ...
Thomas
Yves Desgagnés ...
Paul
Bob Walsh ...
Singer at train station
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Touriste
Francine Ruel ...
Touriste
Réjean Gauvin ...
Gardien du blinde
Pierre Brisset Des Nos ...
Gardien du blinde
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A government ministry's fast-rising head of security asks a shadowy fixer, Meursault, to steal a bag from an armored truck. Meursault goes to Théo, a former night club owner, in prison for two years on false charges, who's being released in exchange for information about Montreal's underworld. Théo agrees to steal the bag for money and safe passage to the US for himself and his son Robin. Théo brings in two helpers, Gilder, ex-con and set designer, and Roxanne, Gilder's friend, a tough-minded petty thief. Their elaborate plan blows up when a guard, Marcel, takes his responsibilities too seriously. What happens to father and son? Will any of the thieves escape? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Crime psychological drama
27 June 1999 | by (Southern California) – See all my reviews

Fairly typical "French" crime movie, but well acted and very engaging psychological realism. Imaginative escape situations.


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