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Counter Investigation (2007)

Contre-enquête (original title)
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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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Release Date:

7 March 2007 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Counter Investigation - Kein Mord bleibt ungesühnt  »

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€7,600,000 (estimated)

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Investigate This!
19 February 2016 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I love 10 movies. This be one of them. It's well made, directed, decent story and has all the range of emotions one would expect when being entertained. It wont take long for the viewer to be captured and then immersed into the storyline all the while not knowing what to expect. It has a sense of something is coming but what to it and finally, that "what" appears giving one of the best closures to the human psyche one could have. I am in support of how well the story was acted out to the point where you accept and even support it come what may. I also like the hearing the French language with the subtitles too. Somehow the fact that it is in a different tongue causes me to pay more attention upping the emotional quota considerably. Definite must watch for a good evenings entertainment. Snacking a must with a tasty drink too. No interruptions or you lose the bonding aspect. Stay still and it pays-off nicely...enjoy

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