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See How They Fall (1994)

Regarde les hommes tomber (original title)
Simon is a sales representative about fifty. When Mickey, his cop friend, is being shot, he leaves everything to find the murderers. Two years before, Marx, an old gambler, met Frederic, a ... See full summary »

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Marx
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Simon
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Johnny
Bulle Ogier ...
Louise
Christine Pascal ...
Sandrine
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Mickey
Yves Verhoeven ...
Homosexual
Marc Citti ...
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Roger Mollien ...
Marlon
Pierre Guillemin ...
Mr. Vernoux
Philippe du Janerand ...
Merlin
Rywka Wajsbrot ...
Mme Rajenski
Blats ...
Donata
Laurence Bienvenu ...
Nurse
François Toumarkine ...
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Simon is a sales representative about fifty. When Mickey, his cop friend, is being shot, he leaves everything to find the murderers. Two years before, Marx, an old gambler, met Frederic, a young man that does not look very smart and started to follow him everywhere (as a puppy) and changed his name to Johnny to please Marx. Of course, Simon's story is related with Marx and Johnny's one. But the thriller is only a pretext for a psychological description of the three main characters. Written by Yepok

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Tries but doesn't make it
14 June 2001 | by (Athens, Greece) – See all my reviews

This noir character study uses the plot only as a vehicle to explore its protagonists' world. Although it's an honest attempt and the actors do very well (Trintignant is a personal favorite anyway), the pace is too slow and tiring and the lack of action sometimes becomes evident. Sometimes words cannot generate interest by themselves.


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