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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
Olivier Sitruk ...
Eric
Bruno Putzulu ...
Bruno
Richard Berry ...
Alain
Philippe Duclos ...
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Marie Ravel ...
Karine
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Laurent
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Michel
Philippe Héliès ...
Pierre
Jacky Nercessian ...
M. Tapiro (Nathalie's boss)
Alain Sarde ...
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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This movie is based on true events. The real characters are still in prison. See more »

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[last lines]
Nathalie: Now that I've said everything, you'll let me go by Christmas? I have to visit my dad at Christmas.
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Disturbing trip downhill
18 September 1999 | by (Marly, Switzerland) – See all my reviews

This 90's oeuvre of well-known French director Bertrand Tavernier is certainly one of the most impressive dramas about alienated youth in movie history. The way Nathalie and her friends (excellent performances, especially from lead actress Marie Gillain!) behave towards each other and the human beings they encounter and destroy on their long trip downhill, raises deep questions about contemporary ethics and moral values. The story, based on a true account, is depicted in a cold, almost documentary style, which makes it even more disturbing. Not for the squeamish!


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