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Tricheurs (1984)

Exploring themes of addiction, sexual power games, and compulsive behavior, Barbet Shroeder's Tricheurs is a powerfully impudent look into the world of gambling addicts, Bulle Ogier is cast... See full summary »

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Barbet Schroeder

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Pascal Bonitzer (scenario), Steve Baës (scenario) | 2 more credits »
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Complete credited cast:
Jacques Dutronc ... Elric
Bulle Ogier ... Suzie
Leandro Vale Leandro Vale ... Clochard
Roger Sarbib Roger Sarbib ... Patron Suzie
Roger Serbib Roger Serbib ... Patron Suzie
Steve Baës Steve Baës ... Directeur casino (as Steve Baes)
Virgilio Teixeira ... Toni
Kurt Raab ... Jorg
To-Zé Martinho To-Zé Martinho ... Surveillant vidéo
Claus-Dieter Reents Claus-Dieter Reents ... Aldo
Carlos Wallenstein Carlos Wallenstein ... Boudha (as Karl Wallenstein)
Robby Müller ... Ingénieur
Carlos César Carlos César ... Contrôleur (as Carlos Cesar)
Waldemar de Souza Waldemar de Souza ... Contrôleur (as Waldemar de Sousa)
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Exploring themes of addiction, sexual power games, and compulsive behavior, Barbet Shroeder's Tricheurs is a powerfully impudent look into the world of gambling addicts, Bulle Ogier is cast among a stylish milleu of gamblers on a Portuguese island.

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Frenzy and cheat
25 November 2019 | by jgcorreaSee all my reviews

Tricheuyrs (1984) is an edgy film about gambling and addiction. Very much 1980's in spots. It's Barbet Schroeder's continuation of his exploratory fictions of ultimate states and experiences of limits: drugs (More, his first film), masochistic enjoyment (Mistress, with Bulle Ogier) and Barfly (on alcoholic drift and crazy love). With Tricheurs, the excitement of the game is staged through a violent addiction to luck and loss: we follow the nihilistic saga of a couple formed by Jacques Dutronc and Bulle Ogier, each serving as a talisman and an accomplice to the other. They're led by the frenzy of the game, from a table of baccarat to a roulette, from one casino to another, from Madeira to Macau. This is an absorbing chronicle of two anti-heroes.


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Language:

French | German | Portuguese

Release Date:

14 November 1986 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Funchal, Madeira, Portugal See more »

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1.66 : 1
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