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Les anges gardiens (1995)

Gerard Depardieu plays a sleazy Paris nightclub owner and ex-detective who flies to Hong Kong to rescue the young son of a friend murdered by the Chinese mob. He leaves the boy in the hands... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Antoine Carco / Son ange gardien
... Père Hervé Tarain / Son ange gardien
... Regina Podium
... Yvon Radmilo dit « la pince »
Alexandre Eskimo ... Bao
Laurent Gendron ... Lucky
... Tchouk Tchouk Nougat (as Eva Hertzigova)
Jean Champion ... Grand-père du Père Tarain
Anna Gaylor ... Mère du Père Hervé Tarain
Nathalie Sejean ... Maryse
Jennifer Herrera ... Luna
Dominique Marcas ... Mère Angelina
Ysé Tran ... Lily Wang
Stéphanie Jaubert ... Yasmina
William Miale ... Johnny
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Gerard Depardieu plays a sleazy Paris nightclub owner and ex-detective who flies to Hong Kong to rescue the young son of a friend murdered by the Chinese mob. He leaves the boy in the hands of an earnest priest (Christian Clavier), who escorts him back to Paris. Soon Clavier and Depardieu are fighting it out, each shadowed by his good or evil guardian angel. Written by A Verdade

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11 October 1995 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Os Anjos da Guarda  »

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The Hong Kong-Paris flight is said to land in Paris at 5:30AM local time. It takes-off during daylight, but with an approximate flight time of 13 1/2 hours and the time zone difference, the plane should have left Hong Kong at around 10:00PM local time (when it would have been dark). See more »

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Composed by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy (as Felix Mendelssohn)
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a wild parade of fast scenes, good dialogue and lovely half-dressed dames.
22 December 2002 | by See all my reviews

Les Anges Gardiens is one of the few french movies that I really like. The speed is the essential characteristic of this nervous and beautifully edited picture, and turns an simple mob plot into a wild parade of fast scenes, good dialogue and lovely half-dressed dames. Unfortunately, nothing is perfect. And in this picture's imperfections are precisely the guarding angels. Not too much for the angels themselves (they are supportable) but those special effects are almost offensive!


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