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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
Alain Figlarz ...
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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€13,580,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

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$10,258 (Chile) (7 April 2006)
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Enjoy the suspense!
15 June 2006 | by (Ireland) – See all my reviews

This is an utterly brilliant movie. I highly recommend it. And that's coming from someone who usually *hates* cop movies. I get really easily bored of the typical over done American hero cop drama.

This a movie of substance, with symbolism, depth and a lot of action without becoming a movie that depends on action scenes to keep it going. And it doesn't end with a fluffy fairy tale ending the way most cop drama tripe does.

The actors are brilliant, which makes up for the times when there is slight confusion because there are so many characters to follow, its cinema that hasn't been dumbed down for an American audience.


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