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36th Precinct (2004)
"36 Quai des Orfèvres" (original title)

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In the underbelly of the Parisian criminal world, the Police are frustrated by a gang committing a series of violent robberies. Leo Vrinks and Denis Klein are two cops seeking promotion, ... See full summary »

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Robert Mancini
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Hugo Silien
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Camille Vrinks (as Valéria Golino)
Daniel Duval ...
Eddy Valence
Francis Renaud ...
Titi Brasseur
Catherine Marchal ...
Ève Verhagen
Guy Lecluyse ...
Groluc
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Francis Horn
Vincent Moscato ...
Jenner
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Hélène Klein
Stéphane Metzger ...
Smao
Solène Biasch ...
Lola Vrinks (11 ans)
Aurore Auteuil ...
Lola Vrinks (17 ans)
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In the underbelly of the Parisian criminal world, the Police are frustrated by a gang committing a series of violent robberies. Leo Vrinks and Denis Klein are two cops seeking promotion, and the imminent departure of the Chief sets the scene for them to compete for the vacant throne. The competition between them becomes increasingly ruthless and blurs the usual lines of morality, until there seems no difference between the police and the criminals they chase. Vrinks, meeting with a source, becomes involved with a murder. Klein seizes the opportunity to up the ante and arranges for the arrest of Vrinks, but when he goes further and viciously involves Vrinks' wife, Camille, revenge is inevitable. Written by johnno.r@xtra.co.nz

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36 Quai des Orfèvres  »

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€13,580,000 (estimated)

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$10,258 (Chile) (7 April 2006)

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$10,258 (Chile) (7 April 2006)
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So good I watched it twice.
4 February 2008 | by (Ireland) – See all my reviews

I have seen comments of people comparing this iconic French cop thriller to Hollywood cop films and slating the latter. This is quite unfair, we all know you don't compare apples and pears. I thoroughly enjoyed the performances by some of France's best actors in this very noir script. The storyline is well put together and although you might think there is a good cop bad cop feel about it, you are left wondering if it is that clear cut. Although a cop thriller there is not overdose on action, just enough to support the feel of reality you get. The mix is perfect as far as I'm concerned. There is action, politics, family relationships, character development, interpersonal shifts etc... If you haven't seen it please do. Just let the film be what it is and you will not be disappointed. Oh, and if you can watch it in French with subtitles. Otherwise you will loose out.


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