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22 Bullets (2010)
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A retired mobster goes on a revenge spree after being left for dead with 22 bullets in his body by his former childhood friend.

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Tony Zacchia
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Martin Beaudinard
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Marie Goldman
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Le pistachier (as JOEYSTARR)
Richard Berry ...
Aurelio Rampoli
Venantino Venantini ...
Padovano
Claude Gensac ...
Mme Fontarosa
Joséphine Berry ...
Eva Matteï
Max Baissette de Malglaive ...
Catherine Samie ...
Stella Matteï
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Karim
Lucie Phan ...
Pat Nguyen
Fani Kolarova ...
Christelle Mattei
Jessica Forde ...
Clothilde
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Storyline

Charly Mattei has turned a new leaf on his past as an outlaw. For the past three years he's been living a comfortable life and devoting himself to his wife and two kids. However, one winter morning, he's left for dead in the underground parking garage of Marseille's Old Port with 22 bullets in his body. Against all odds, he will not die. Written by Happy_Evil_Dude

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Le sang versé ne sèche jamais (Spilt blood doesn't dry)

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Action | Crime | Thriller

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24 March 2010 (France)  »

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€18,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

'Richard Berry' (av) originally wanted to hire James Newton Howard to compose the film's music, but eventually set his sights on Klaus Badelt after he was advised to listen to the music he composed for Anything for Her (2008). After meeting with Badelt and showing him the film when he learned the composer was in Paris, Berry was pleasantly surprised to hear him say that it was him who was asking to score the movie, not the other way around. See more »

Goofs

While Mattei is in the hospital the retrospect shows a young boy wrapping the gun handle with electrical tape. The idea is to make it impossible for the police to pick up fingerprints after the killing. However, he's using the wrong kind of tape - the smooth one instead of the sticky rough one - which renders the whole process useless. See more »

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"Tutte Le Feste Al Tempio'
Written by Giuseppe Verdi (as G. Verdi) and Francesco Maria Piave (as F.M. Piave)
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28 December 2010 | by See all my reviews

Jean Renos character would probably not even smile at 50 Cents near-death experience. That wouldn't even be considered a scratch in his book. But apart from this (useless?) trivia, there is so much that you can find in this movie. Jean Renos characterization for once. The story and the other characters too.

Of course you could say that this is romanticising an evil person a bit. But then again, this is a movie. You cannot try and apply rules of real life to it. Other movies with criminals involved might have been worse in that regard. And after all, there are experiences in life, that are truly life-changing. And if what Renos character has gone through does not count, what else does?

It's not all drama though, there is a good portion of action to be found here. And very well shot (no pun) and acted out. The end could not have been any other. At least not for me. Highly recommended


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