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Killing Time (1987)

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A tired and alcoholic police investigator has lost his wife to a hotel owner, and former pimp, but befriends a young woman which isn't at all who she claims to be.

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Bernard Giraudeau ...
Simon Blount
Fanny Bastien ...
Violetta
Fanny Cottençon ...
Martine
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Florimont
Jean-Pierre Sentier ...
Georges Landry
Gérard Blain ...
Broz
Luc Lavandier ...
Gabriel Spielmacher
Yveline Ailhaud ...
La mère
Louis Audubert ...
Le mari de Cindy
James Bakech ...
Le voyou dans la cage
Pierre Belot ...
Le maître d'hôtel
Patrick Bonnel ...
Malpêche
Bertie Cortez ...
Roberto Canovas
Valérie Deronzier ...
Une femme de chambre
Max Fournel ...
Le père
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A tired and alcoholic police investigator has lost his wife to a hotel owner, and former pimp, but befriends a young woman which isn't at all who she claims to be.

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Angels can fall
13 April 2000 | by (Auckland, New Zealand) – See all my reviews

We are not far from a very good movie, excellent plot, black ambiance,... but it could have been better. Marseille is barely shown (a pity) and the actors are a bit too acting.

The film starts with a funny touch and then develops into a tragedy... this is often what life brings you. A cuckled and sodden policeman lives with his daughter and an older gay private detective, he meets a young, innocent looking girl, and then his life takes a U Turn. He finds himself in the middle of something bigger and more dangerous, involving his boss...

Unexpected plot really but a treatment which leaves to be desired.


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