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The Night Watchmen (2015)

Jamais de la vie (original title)
Times have changed a lot for Franck who is a night watchman.About a decade ago he was a specialized worker. Today he feels bored but would jump at any chance to prove his bravery and courage.

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Franck
Valérie Bonneton ...
Mylène
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Ketu
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Etienne
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Antoine
Paco Boublard ...
Le Bouclé
Nader Boussandel ...
Ahmed
Vincent Debost ...
Denis
Yassine Douighi ...
Chad
Guerassim Dichliev ...
Algas
Soufiane Guerrab ...
Ziad
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Jeanne
Bénabar ...
Pedro
Clémence Aubry ...
Hôtesse restaurant
Adama Bathily ...
Copain Chad
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Times have changed a lot for Franck who is a night watchman.About a decade ago he was a specialized worker. Today he feels bored but would jump at any chance to prove his bravery and courage.

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What A Wonderful World
Written by Bob Thiele and George David Weiss
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A true noir gem

Truly terrific, this noir gem from France where the always outstanding Olivier Gourmet gives an awesome performance. A social crime movie indeed, telling the story of a lonely and lost man who struggles to survive, to hope in a hopeless world which has the purpose to crush him, to turn him to pieces. A man who fights for something lost in advance, a man who fights against the ineluctable where no escape is possible. This man is a petty security guard in a large shopping center. He is a former union leader who lost his job because of his rage against the ruthless executives, and he has not changed at all. But he has nothing more to lose. A poignant, touching character for whom I almost wept. SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER The ending is very similar to the one you have in RIFIFI, PHOENIX and THE American.


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