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See How They Fall (1994)

Regarde les hommes tomber (original title)
Simon is a sales representative about fifty. When Mickey, his cop friend, is being shot, he leaves everything to find the murderers. Two years before, Marx, an old gambler, met Frederic, a ... See full summary »

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Jacques Audiard
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jean-Louis Trintignant ... Marx
Jean Yanne ... Simon
Mathieu Kassovitz ... Johnny
Bulle Ogier ... Louise
Christine Pascal ... Sandrine
Yvon Back ... Mickey
Yves Verhoeven Yves Verhoeven ... Homosexual
Marc Citti Marc Citti ... Informer
Roger Mollien Roger Mollien ... Marlon
Pierre Guillemin Pierre Guillemin ... Mr. Vernoux
Philippe du Janerand ... Merlin
Rywka Wajsbrot Rywka Wajsbrot ... Mme Rajenski
Blats Blats ... Donata
Laurence Bienvenu Laurence Bienvenu ... Nurse
François Toumarkine François Toumarkine ... Hired man #1
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Simon is a sales representative about fifty. When Mickey, his cop friend, is being shot, he leaves everything to find the murderers. Two years before, Marx, an old gambler, met Frederic, a young man that does not look very smart and started to follow him everywhere (as a puppy) and changed his name to Johnny to please Marx. Of course, Simon's story is related with Marx and Johnny's one. But the thriller is only a pretext for a psychological description of the three main characters. Written by Yepok

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Crime | Drama

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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

31 August 1994 (France) See more »

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See How They Fall See more »

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Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Grim, Grungy Gallic Crime Film Interestingly Constructed
22 September 2019 | by richardchattenSee all my reviews

Two veteran stars bring weight to this grimy little drama with an unusual flashback structure (along with laconic captions), which despite the gorgeous Bulle Ogier appearing fleetingly as Jean Yanne's wife has strongly if unresolved homoerotic overtones.

Yanne, who serves as the film's weary cornerstone, sports a scruffy beard that makes him resemble Akim Tamiroff (who wouldn't have been at all out of place in the grungy urban hell director Jacques Audiard makes of modern Paris).


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