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13 Tzameti (2005)

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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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Unbelievable tension
14 April 2006 | by (Toronto, ON Canada) – See all my reviews

A very impressive debut film by a young french filmmaker. What starts out initially as a seemingly simple tale soon turns into a twisted thriller. The amount of tension this film builds is incredible. You'll be hooked. The black and white filming fits perfectly. I gives the film a different edge that I don't think would have been the same had it been filmed in color.

On a side note, I thought the lead actor, besides having an uncanny resemblance to James Franco, did a solid job. His emotions came across as very believable, and not forced.

This film is highly recommended. Be sure to avoid spoilers.


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