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Fresh Bait (1995)

L'appât (original title)
Three adolescents, a girl who serves as the priming and two boys, kill two men cold blooded who were known by the girl only for to steal the money of them. With the money the three want to ... See full summary »

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Nathalie
Olivier Sitruk ...
Eric
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Bruno
Richard Berry ...
Alain
Philippe Duclos ...
Antoine
Marie Ravel ...
Karine
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Jean-Louis Richard ...
Innkeeper
Christophe Odent ...
Laurent
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Michel
Philippe Héliès ...
Pierre
Jacky Nercessian ...
M. Tapiro (Nathalie's boss)
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Philippe
Daniel Russo ...
Jean-Pierre
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Three adolescents, a girl who serves as the priming and two boys, kill two men cold blooded who were known by the girl only for to steal the money of them. With the money the three want to open a shop for clothing in the United States. But their dream turns out to be more difficult to realize than the assassination. Written by Volker Boehm

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Ils sont jeunes. Ils veulent reussir vite. Elle est...

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8 March 1995 (France)  »

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$40,617 (USA)
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This movie is based on true events. The real characters are still in prison. See more »

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Eric: Tie the bimbo up!
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A Girl Like You
Performed by Edwyn Collins
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Little Criminals
30 November 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

FRESH BAIT provides a most accurate portrayal of the feckless immorality of a certain category of youthful criminality. The film is based on the true story of three Parisian roommates; a young girl and two guys, who attempt to make a living by extorting wealthy men. The girl promises sexual favors at the rich man's home, and then the two young men arrive bent on robbery and mayhem. However, the three perpetrators' childish and uninformed moral sense overshadows, and far exceeds, the nature of their violently evil actions, and this makes the impact all the more shocking. The viewer is forced to ponder, "What were they thinking"?, and, by the end of the film, you realize that not one of the three felons had the slightest clue as to the implications of their actions. A MUST SEE.


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