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Le petit voleur (1999)

Unrated | | Drama | 4 March 2000 (France)
A young man from the countryside of Marseille comes to the city, hoping to find a job. But circumstances will drive him to become a robber.

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Erick Zonca
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Cast

Cast overview:
Nicolas Duvauchelle ... Esse
Yann Trégouët Yann Trégouët ... Barruet
Jean-Jérôme Esposito Jean-Jérôme Esposito ... Oeil
Martial Bezot Martial Bezot ... Chacal
Jean-Armand Dalomba Jean-Armand Dalomba ... Mathias
Jo Prestia ... Tony
Ingrid Preynat Ingrid Preynat ... Leila
Véronique Balme Véronique Balme ... Tina
Olivier Gerby Olivier Gerby ... Vampire
Emilie Lafarge Emilie Lafarge ... Sandra
Dominique Abellard Dominique Abellard ... Chef boulanger
Gilbert Landreau Gilbert Landreau ... Employé boulangerie
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A young man from the countryside of Marseille comes to the city, hoping to find a job. But circumstances will drive him to become a robber.

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Drama

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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

4 March 2000 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

El pequeño ladrón See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,821, 5 March 2000, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$37,280, 26 November 2000
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Sound Mix:

DTS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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crime doesn't pay, and what a harsh and upclose way of showing this
27 February 2002 | by crommertSee all my reviews

Great movie, go with the emotions a a petty thief and criminal, seeing him going from excitement to dispair. Crime doesn't pay, and what a harsh and upclose way of showing this. Typical French 'feel' to it, and added some realism.

Nicolas D. currently acting in Levis commercial.


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