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The Prey (2011)
"La proie" (original title)

 -  Action | Crime | Thriller  -  7 June 2013 (USA)
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Bankrobber Franck Adrien serves a prison sentence after successfully robbing a national bank, but before he gets caught he manages to hide the money and it's not just police that are ... See full summary »

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Franck Adrien
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Claire Linné
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Jean-Louis Maurel
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Manuel Carrega
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Christine Maurel
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Lafay
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Lucciani
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Anna Adrien
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Alex
Jean-Marie Winling ...
Robert Pascaud
Yves Verhoeven ...
Brice, le maton
Claire Bouanich ...
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Novick
Yves Girard ...
Manzon
Patrick Steltzer ...
Costa
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Bankrobber Franck Adrien serves a prison sentence after successfully robbing a national bank, but before he gets caught he manages to hide the money and it's not just police that are looking for the money. His cellmate is Jean-Louis Maurel who is suspected rapist/child molester but he claims his innocence and the court finds him not guilty, Maurel promises to look after Franck Adriens family when Maurel gets out. But one day, a man called Manuel Carrega tells Franck Adrien that Jean-Louis Maurel is suspected serial killer and that Franck Adriens family might be in danger. Franck Adrien escapes from prison and police officer Claire Linné and her team takes up the chase. Written by curtherzstark

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Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »

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€9,700,000 (estimated)

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$6,310 (USA) (7 June 2013)

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$6,310 (USA) (7 June 2013)
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Despicable plot and Dupontel makes is watchable
19 October 2013 | by (Paris, Fr) – See all my reviews

The plot is lame and takes a despicable turn. Shooting such a dark plot just as an ordinary chase movie is nowhere acceptable. Fortunately Albert Dupontel is always good at fleshing up humane character from very little and he makes this mess quite watchable.

Remove Dupontel, put a less capable actor in the lead and you get a real dud. Alice Taglioni is OK, but they really forget to establish her as a physical character (clearly her abilities her first sequence are not displayed in an efficient way, and then it's a drag for the rest of the movie). Zinedine Soualem is barely a background player so it does hurt the movie to give him a serious part. The same goes for all the police squad, they are shot like a nice clean professional team: closer to a sitcom than in line with our disturbingly violent subject matter.

And yes graphic violence really cripples a movie when it comes out of the blue and not as a closing argument for tension and suspense.

I was not impressed by Eric Valette's Maléfique, precisely because it was all forced before us to be impressed. Here he does a good job of shooting a sharp chase movie, except it is definitely not the script he was given.


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