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Paris Lockdown (2007)

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A Parisian criminal gang fall apart after challenges to the gang's leader lessen his influence.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Franck (as Benoit Magimel)
Philippe Caubère ...
Corti
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Béatrice (as Beatrice Dalle)
Olivier Marchal ...
Jean-Guy
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Hicham
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Larbi
Ludovic Schoendoerffer ...
Ricky
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Laure
Alain Figlarz ...
Mourad
Cyril Lecomte ...
Simon
André Peron ...
Ramun (as Andre Peron)
Ichem Saïbi ...
Johnny
Christophe Maratier ...
Marco
Nicky Marbot ...
Jacky
Olivier Barthelemy ...
Le chauffeur
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A Parisian criminal gang fall apart after challenges to the gang's leader lessen his influence.

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Take the city. Control it all See more »

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Crime | Thriller

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17 January 2007 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Crime Insiders  »

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Goofs

After 21 minutes, before the shooting, they open the trunk of an Audi A8, to show some narc, by opening it in the middle. On an Audi A8 you have to push the key button in the passenger side light, before the trunks can open. See more »

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Features The 317th Platoon (1965) See more »

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A Lean and Hungry Look
Written by Hugo Coulais and Marianne Faithfull
Performed by Marianne Faithfull and Ulysse
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25 June 2008 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I love french films, especially crime thrillers, and films of this type. Dobermann by far and away is the best film of this type that i have ever seen. I bought Paris Lockdown hoping for more of what i'd seen and loved in Dobermann. I was left feeling let down by Paris Lockdown. I just didn't 'get it' at all - i don't actually know what they were trying to achieve with this film. Any chance of really showing and fleshing out the characters and story seems to have fallen by the wayside - which is a shame because it could have easily been a classic. The only decent character and acting was done by Benoit and Tomer. I don't know really... i'm pretty open minded but i'd have a hard time recommending this. This will probably sit on the shelf, or in the loft, for a long time now.


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