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Fresh Bait (1995)
"L'appât" (original title)

 -  Crime | Drama  -  8 March 1995 (France)
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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 ... See full summary »

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Nathalie
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Bruno Putzulu ...
Bruno
Richard Berry ...
Alain
Philippe Duclos ...
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Marie Ravel ...
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Philippe Héliès ...
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M. Tapiro (Nathalie's boss)
Alain Sarde ...
Philippe
Daniel Russo ...
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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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This movie is based on true events. The real characters are still in prison. See more »

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Nathalie: Yeah, nice doggie, go help your master.
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Modern life ; our inability to deal with it
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It starts as a funny film about young people. But soon it will be disturbing and I think this is because there is no one to identify with. The real violence and the incompetence is hard to stand but as far as the film tells its story the more convincing it will be. It´s an important discussion about gold, commercials and peoples weakness against it. This is not a reassuring film and it will keep you awake !

Björn Landström, Lerdala Sweden


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