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Counter Investigation (2007)
"Contre-enquête" (original title)

 |  Crime  |  7 March 2007 (France)
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A cop investigates whether the man convicted of murdering his daughter is really guilty.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Richard Malinowski
Daniel Eckmann
Agnès Blanchot ...
Claire Malinowski
Jacques Frantz ...
Michel Arnalde
Jean-François Garreaud ...
Docteur Delmas
Alexandra Goncalvez ...
Emilie Malinowski
Claudine Vincent ...
Catherine Courrieux
Christiane Carlier
Marie Guillard ...
Mathilde Josse
Gabriel Mancuso ...
Gabriel Josse
Thierry Bosc ...
Albin Schneider
Jean-Pierre Germain ...
Jean-François Perrin
Benjamin Guyot ...


Richard is a typical cop who spends too much time on the job and isn't always there for his family. One day as he's preparing to spend some quality time with his young daughter he gets an urgent call and responds to it - when he returns home his daughter is missing, but her body is quickly discovered. Racked with guilt he is also filled with hatred for the man arrested for the crime, but after being sent to prison the convict eventually manages to lure Richard into a secret correspondence. Doubts begin to surface - was he really the guilty man, or could this have been work of another serial child abductor who may have been in the area? Richard launches his own investigation, and finally uncovers a new witness. Gritty detective thriller. Written by Graham Inglis

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7 March 2007 (France)  »

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Counter Investigation - Kein Mord bleibt ungesühnt  »

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Surprised ...
10 October 2007 | by See all my reviews

... by a few things. Like how good the movie was, how bad it is rated here and how convincing the main actor was in this (given the movie I saw him before was a spoof, OSS 117). Although I heard he's a big star over in France.

No wonder I say. His performance holds this movie together, which may be a little predictable and might run a bit too long, but it still is a good movie. With a very difficult topic that is. And a relationship between two characters, that is disturbing to say the least. And that's not only counting for the wife of the main character (it's his movie though, which is apparent too), but also with the other main person of the movie. It moves slowly, but if you adapt to that, than you will like it (and the twists will be a nice addition, too).

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