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13 Tzameti (2005)

Not Rated  |   |  Crime, Drama, Thriller  |  8 February 2006 (France)
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Sebastian, a young man, has decided to follow instructions intended for someone else, without knowing where they will take him. Something else he does not know is that Gerard Dorez, a cop ... See full summary »

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Sébastien (as Georges Babluani)
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Jacky
Pascal Bongard ...
Le maître de cérémonie
Fred Ulysse ...
Alain
Nicolas Pignon ...
Le parrain
Vania Vilers ...
Christophe Vandevelde ...
Ludo
Olga Legrand ...
Mme Godon
Augustin Legrand ...
José
Jo Prestia ...
Pierre Bléreau (as Joé Prestia)
Philippe Passon ...
Jean-François Godon
Djalalli Amouche ...
Abel
Serge Chambon ...
L'Organisateur
Melchior Aquino ...
Keller
Nouredine Ameur ...
Mr. Meyer
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Sebastian, a young man, has decided to follow instructions intended for someone else, without knowing where they will take him. Something else he does not know is that Gerard Dorez, a cop on a knife-edge, is tailing him. When he reaches his destination, Sebastian falls into a degenerate, clandestine world of mental chaos behind closed doors in which men gamble on the lives of others men. Written by Anonymous

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$10,805 (USA) (28 July 2006)

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$121,390 (USA) (10 November 2006)
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When Sebastien returns to the home to see about the work and about getting paid, and Mrs. Godon informs him that the house is the responsibility of Jean Francois's sister, the shadow of a boom can be seen on the wall. See more »

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A simple premise filmed with style and tension.
3 November 2007 | by (Ireland) – See all my reviews

The idea is simple and easy to follow without many ploys or elaborate schemes.

The quality of the film comes from the build up of tension throughout, the camera work involves a lot of close ups on peoples faces and this gives us a real view of their fear and desperation.

Babluani does a great job in the lead as an ordinary man who is out of his depth and has no alternative except to play along.

There are a few twists in the tale to keeping you guessing and the ending is good with the atmosphere remaining taut right to the end.

No clichés or other silliness just good directing and acting.


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