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Bleu comme l'enfer (1986)

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Cast

Credited cast:
Lambert Wilson ... Ned
Tchéky Karyo ... Franck
Myriem Roussel ... Lily
Agnès Soral ... Carol
Benoît Régent Benoît Régent ... Henri
Constance Schacher Constance Schacher ... Marjorie
Sandra Montaigu Sandra Montaigu ... Sarah
Julien Bukowski Julien Bukowski ... Willy
Gérard Zalcberg ... Zac
Alex Descas ... Le noir
Philippe Dormoy Philippe Dormoy ... Le rouquin
André Julien André Julien ... Popeye
Bernard Bloch Bernard Bloch ... Kovacs
Jean-Pierre Bagot Jean-Pierre Bagot ... Fonctionnaire douane
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Nathalie Bemeniuk Nathalie Bemeniuk
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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

12 March 1986 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Blekitne jak pieklo See more »

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Dolby

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Color

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2.35 : 1
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Boisset ditches politics.
4 February 2003 | by dbdumonteilSee all my reviews

Yves Boisset became famous for his "political movies " in the seventies,with such works as "un condé","RAS" "Dupont Lajoie" or "le juge Fayard dit le shériff".All these works ,particularly the second and the third ones ,are eminently watchable and Boisset's sincerity cannot be questioned.

"Bleu comme l'enfer" is a different matter:it was intended in order to match the American violent thrillers ,with a road movie feel thrown in for good measure.It signally fails in its purpose.The screenplay is far-fetched,where characters appear and disappear without bringing anything to the plot.All the secondary characters are uninteresting,from the cop's sister-in -law (in love with him) to the gangsters ,from the gas station man to the family-with-the-delightful-little-girl.

The three leads are the classic triangle,no more no less;Lambert Wilson is too subtle an actor to play such an empty-headed hoodlum.Tcheky Karyo's part (the cop) is more interesting but it does not avoid clichés for all that ;and the female part is bland ,the actress 's just being lovely.

In the nineties ,Yves Boisset went back to former glories.He directed a made-for-TV "le pantalon rouge",which was,relatively speaking,as moving and disturbing as Kubrik's "paths of glory".


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