4 out of 6 people found the following review useful:
a fair first movie
jean-no from Paris
24 December 2001
The author of this movie watched Quentin Tarantino and the early Spike Lee
movies. He also watched (and did ?) Hip Hop musical videos. He maybe also
enjoyed the now classic belgian "c'est arrivé près de chez
The result is not amazing, but fair. French people will enjoy the special
guest list : Djamel Debouze, joey Starr, Smaïn, Elie Seimoun and much
The story is simple : "Old school" is the name of a gangster team whose
members live in the nostalgy of the seventies-early eighties. One thinks
acts as Tony Montana (in B.de Palma's Scarface), another only breathes for
soul music, etc.
The gang is followed by a camera - the journalist promised their faces will
Nothing to compare with great gangster humour movies like "Pulp Fiction",
"les tontons flingueurs" or "sonatine", but it is the first real "hip hop"
fiction made in france.
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