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The Second Wind (2007)
"Le deuxième souffle" (original title)

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Gu, a famous gangster, has just escaped from jail. All french police is after him. Before leaving the country with Manouche, the woman he loves, Gu needs a final job to get some money. The job works, but a police's scheming makes Gu appear as a traitor to his own accomplices. Gu will do whatever it takes to clean his honor...

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Godefroy
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Gu, a famous gangster, has just escaped from jail. All french police is after him. Before leaving the country with Manouche, the woman he loves, Gu needs a final job to get some money. The job works, but a police's scheming makes Gu appear as a traitor to his own accomplices. Gu will do whatever it takes to clean his honor... Written by Anonymous

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24 October 2007 (France)  »

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Decydujacy skok  »

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€24,000,000 (estimated)
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Monica Bellucci decided to bleach her hair blonde for her role to give her role more of a "gangster" feel to it. See more »

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When Gu is traveling by bus from Paris to Marseille, a modern day car can be seen through the window. See more »

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Version of Le Deuxieme Souffle (1966) See more »

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I expected a better film...
31 October 2007 | by (France) – See all my reviews

Good plot with great actors, but they seem to act like beginners! This movie is a bad copy of Michel Audiard style dialogs, no where near as funny.

The actors seem board stiff. Did they need cash that bad?!

I haven't seen the original movie with Lino Ventura, but I'm keen on watching it to be able to compare.

The picture is fuzzy and the sound bad (I didn't understand all the dialogs), but perhaps this was due to the cinema, which is a local one (250 seats, one film at a time, but really cheap entry!).

This movie is just not worth it.


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