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L'amour braque (1985)

A bank robber tries to return his girl, but a crazy way of life coupled with an insane company make the case only worse.

Director:

Andrzej Zulawski

Writers:

Fyodor Dostoevsky (novel), Étienne Roda-Gil (as Etienne Roda-Gil) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sophie Marceau ... Mary
Francis Huster ... Léon
Tchéky Karyo ... Micky
Christiane Jean Christiane Jean ... Aglaé
Jean-Marc Bory ... Simon Venin
Michel Albertini Michel Albertini ... André - l'amant d'Aglaé et de sa mère
Saïd Amadis Saïd Amadis ... Le caïd
Roland Dubillard ... Le commissaire
Ged Marlon Ged Marlon ... Gilbert Venin
Serge Spira Serge Spira ... Le baron
Julie Ravix Julie Ravix ... Gisèle
Marie-Christine Adam Marie-Christine Adam ... La mère de Marie
Azeddine Bouayad Azeddine Bouayad
Harry Cleven Harry Cleven ... Pluto
Yann Collette Yann Collette
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Storyline

After the successful bank robbery Micky hopes to take back his girlfriend Mary who has been taken from him by the brothers Venin. On the way to Paris he meets one Leon, a neurotic and dreamer, whom he and his associates consider an idiot. Leon can hardly understand what Micky is up to but he follows him everywhere and soon falls in love with Mary. This strange love triangle resolves in a tragic ending. Strange it may seem but the credits tell us that "The film is inspired by Dostoyevsky's "The Idiot" and intended as a homage to the great writer". Written by Yuri German <blsidt1@imf.org>

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Certificate:

Unrated | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

27 February 1985 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

L'amour braque See more »

Filming Locations:

Paris, France

Company Credits

Production Co:

Sara Films See more »
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Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Totally insane
1 August 2003 | by lodioctSee all my reviews

This movie is totally insane, all the characters are weird and the actors even sophie marceau are at their worst ,i tried to find a single person that would be a bit normal but there was none, stay away for sure


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