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The Last Deadly Mission (2008)
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A washed-up Marseilles cop (Auteuil) earns a chance at redemption by protecting a woman from the man who killed her parents as he is about to be released from prison.

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Louis Schneider
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Justine Maxence
Catherine Marchal ...
Marie Angéli
Francis Renaud ...
Kovalski
Gérald Laroche ...
Georges Matéo
Guy Lecluyse ...
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Charles Subra
Clément Michu ...
Émile Maxence
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Ringwald
Christian Mazucchini ...
Roques (as Christian Mazzuchini)
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Blandine
Maxim Nucci ...
Richard
Christine Chansou ...
Mathilde Schneider
Mireille Viti ...
Madame Renoir
Camille Ramos ...
Fille Matéo
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In Marseilles, the discredited and alcoholic Detective Schneider hijacks a bus and forces the bus driver with a gun to drive him home. He is arrested by the swat force and his washed up career in the police department practically ends. Schneider is removed from the investigation of a serial-killer that is committing hideous crimes against women and assigned to a bureaucratic work in the night-shift in the precinct. Through glimpses from his recollections, Schneider recalls the tragic accident that killed his daughter and left his wife attached to a life support system. Meanwhile, the sick criminal Charles Subra, who killed the parents of two girls many years ago, convinces the probation committee in the prison that he has found God and is regenerated and may be released. Justine, one of the daughters that survived, has never overcome the trauma of her loss and is worried with the possibility of the freedom of the criminal. When Schneider discovers the identity of the serial-killer, he... Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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La psychologue: You drank, this morning?
[pause]
La psychologue: you won't answer?
Schneider: You can leave if you want.
La psychologue: You're not to blame, Mr. Schneider. You were just in the wrong place.
Schneider: No, I never should've been there.
La psychologue: Meaning?
Schneider: I don't want to discuss it.
La psychologue: What will you discuss?
Schneider: You believe in God, doctor?
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Avalanche
Performed by Leonard Cohen (as Léonard Cohen)
Originally released 1970 Sony Music Entertainment Inc.
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Another Drinking Policeman
25 December 2010 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

This one's just as bad as the director's previous movie.

Full of fake gravitas, hollow posturing, stupid behaviour, self-important bleak pseudo-philosophizing, contrived storytelling and unbelievable character development. Not to mention the many piled-up clichés.

A policeman's life may be hell on earth, but this pic offers just superficial and wound-up theatrics without any feeling for real-life matters of detection and police work, let alone sincere emotions.

And as an entertaining psycho-thriller "Seven" style it doesn't work either.

3 out of 10 dead owner's pets


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