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Anything for Her (2008)
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With no legal means left to him, a high school teacher devises a daring plan to rescue his wrongfully imprisoned wife from jail.

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Lancelot Roch ...
Olivier Marchal ...
Hammou Graïa ...
Commandant Susini (as Graia Hammou)
Liliane Rovère ...
Mère Julien
Olivier Perrier ...
Père Julien
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Martial
Rémi Martin ...
Capitaine Jousseaume
Thierry Godard ...
Pascal
Slimane Hadjar ...
David
Dorothée Tavernier ...
Nathalie
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Moussa (as Alaa Oumouzoune)
Joseph Beddelem ...
Hassan
Ivan Franek ...
Dragan
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Storyline

Lisa and Julien are married and lead a happy uneventful life with their son Oscar. But their life radically changes one morning, when the police comes to arrest Lisa on murder charges. She's sentenced to 20 years of prison. Convinced of his wife's innocence, Julien decides to act. How far will he be willing to go for her? Written by Happy_Evil_Dude

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Dans un instant, leur vie va basculer... (In a second, their life will change...)

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Release Date:

3 December 2008 (France)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

€7,930,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£89,467 (UK) (5 June 2009)

Gross:

£178,659 (UK) (12 June 2009)
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Diane Kruger insisted on meeting with Fred Cavayé before accepting the part, as she felt that the character of Lisa wasn't fleshed out enough. As such, Kruger and Cavayé spent several months developing the character which had a significantly smaller role in the original draft. See more »

Quotes

Julien Auclert: Get your pajamas. We're going to Grandma's.
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Remade as The Next Three Days (2010) See more »

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Gripping from beginning to end!
29 January 2011 | by (Japan) – See all my reviews

So, what would YOU do if your spouse is convicted on a murder charge and sentenced to 20 years in jail? The film explores to what lengths someone might go, and it takes the viewer on a journey that is anything but expected. And it does it in convincing style and fashion and has you glued to your seat from beginning to end.

OK, Julien enters a world that makes him do things that we should by rights not find acceptable. And yet, one can do nothing but root for him to succeed, regardless of his methods.

I absolutely loved the power and speed of this film. It's action-packed, but also has a lot of depth.

A superb thriller throughout!


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