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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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Christophe Odent ...
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 »

Quotes

Bruno: There. I didn't hit you this time. Little cunt.
Nathalie: You fake beggar!
Bruno: What was that?
Nathalie: I never swallowed your "abandoned baby" crap.
Bruno: Well, I did sleep under the stairs. And my mother... she took off, understand?
Nathalie: What about the orphanage?
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Shocking and realistic
13 June 2001 | by (Athens, Greece) – See all my reviews

This is a real gem. Very, very well crafted and acted, L' Appat presents the naivete of three young dreamers who try to realize their goals too easy, without understanding the complications of their actions. Apart from the smooth flow of the plot, Tavernier presents a masterful character study. Not to be missed!


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