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Fresh Bait (1995)

L'appât (original title)
Not Rated | | Crime, Drama | 8 March 1995 (France)
Three teenagers plan to steal the nessecary funds to open their dream shop in the US, but things get messy.

Director:

Bertrand Tavernier

Writers:

Morgan Sportès (novel) (as Morgan Sportes), Bertrand Tavernier (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Marie Gillain ... Nathalie
Olivier Sitruk Olivier Sitruk ... Eric
Bruno Putzulu ... Bruno
Richard Berry ... Alain
Philippe Duclos ... Antoine
Marie Ravel Marie Ravel ... Karine
Clotilde Courau ... Patricia
Jean-Louis Richard Jean-Louis Richard ... Innkeeper
Christophe Odent ... Laurent
Jean-Paul Comart ... Michel
Philippe Héliès Philippe Héliès ... Pierre
Jacky Nercessian ... M. Tapiro (Nathalie's boss)
Alain Sarde ... Philippe
Daniel Russo ... Jean-Pierre
Philippe Torreton ... Chief cop
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Storyline

Three adolescents, a girl who serves as the priming and two boys, kill two men cold blooded who were known by the girl only for to steal the money of them. With the money the three want to open a shop for clothing in the United States. But their dream turns out to be more difficult to realize than the assassination. Written by Volker Boehm

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Ils sont jeunes. Ils veulent reussir vite. Elle est...

Genres:

Crime | Drama

Certificate:

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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

8 March 1995 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Fresh Bait See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$40,617
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

This movie is based on true events. The real characters are still in prison. See more »

Quotes

Nathalie: Yeah, nice doggie, go help your master.
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References Under Siege (1992) See more »

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Modern life ; our inability to deal with it
17 July 2001 | by Björn LSee all my reviews

It starts as a funny film about young people. But soon it will be disturbing and I think this is because there is no one to identify with. The real violence and the incompetence is hard to stand but as far as the film tells its story the more convincing it will be. It´s an important discussion about gold, commercials and peoples weakness against it. This is not a reassuring film and it will keep you awake !

Björn Landström, Lerdala Sweden


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