Alex, son of a leader of the Algerians in Marseilles, has a series of confrontations with the Corsican mafia after his stint in the French Foreign Legion.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jalil Lespert ...
Alex
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Armand
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Raïssa
Mhamed Arezki ...
Rachid
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Katia
Jean-Marie Winling ...
Titoune
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Marchiani
Abraham Belaga ...
Fabrice
Dimitri Storoge ...
Matéo Marchiani
Fayçal Safi ...
Ahmed
Jean-Michel Correia ...
Barouhane
Brahim Hedhli ...
Vendeur à la sauvette
Olivier Mellet ...
Mec de Katia
Sophie Bacca ...
Danseuse bar Titoune
Fanny Dieu ...
Danseuse bar Titoune
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Alex, son of a leader of the Algerians in Marseilles, has a series of confrontations with the Corsican mafia after his stint in the French Foreign Legion.

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7 May 2014 (France)  »

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€1,900,000 (estimated)
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A true masterpiece

I am afraid that this authentic gem may not stay very long on the screens. Audiences are so silly, so starving about garbage stuff and their superheroes...I prefer stop here my wrath.

This feature is an outstanding crime movie, telling the story of a deserter from the Foreign legion who gets back home to find out about his past. Everything here is awesome: acting, directing, story telling, editing. Everything.

Tcheky Karyo is absolutely terrific here, at his peak, his very best ever. A so poignant film, with sequences that make you nearly weep. An action flick too, with brutal scènes so intense that you can't even imagine.

A movie that Jean-Pierre Melville could have done, but in another may, I agree.

Run for it. A very taut tragedy from France.


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