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Cavale (2002)

After nearly fifteen years behind bars, lefty revolutionary Bruno escapes and heads back to Grenoble, France. His plan? Settle some old scores, hook up with his foxy ex-lover, and avoid the... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Bruno Le Roux
... Jeanne Rivet
... Agnès Manise
... Cécile Costes
... Pascal Manise
Patrick Descamps ... Jacquillat
Olivier Darimont ... Francis
Alexis Tomassian ... Banane
Yves Claessens ... Freddy
Christine Henkart ... Madame Guiot
Jean-Henri Roger ... Neighbor in Burning Apartment
Elie Belvaux ... Jeanne's Son
Hervé Livet ... Jean-Jean
Eric Vassard ... Henchman
... Secret Agent 1
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After nearly fifteen years behind bars, lefty revolutionary Bruno escapes and heads back to Grenoble, France. His plan? Settle some old scores, hook up with his foxy ex-lover, and avoid the cop on his tail. An unexpected event, however, brings cop and crook closer than they ever could have expected. Written by IMDb Editors

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Rated R for some violence, drug use and language | See all certifications »
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Diaphana Films [France]

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8 January 2003 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Cavale - Auf der Flucht  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,425, 13 February 2004, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$64,796, 11 July 2004
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Forms a trilogy along with Après la vie (2002) and Un couple épatant (2002), the main characters of this one being the supporting actors in the other ones, and vice versa. The three movies have some scenes in common which are shown from a different point of view according to the storyline we're following. See more »

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Followed by Un couple épatant (2002) See more »

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wonderful film
2 February 2004 | by See all my reviews

too bad the subtitles did not include all the chatter (some of the police band radio, the tv, small bits of conversation) -- LOVED this picture which was shot, edited, directed and acted with clarity, economy and emotion played simply & directly. lucas did amazing work as both actor & director (& writer) and richly deserves the accolades he is getting on this project.

use of the location was also good, i actually recognised the gare de grenoble as they approached it on the train & one really got the feeling of being EN CAVALE with all the POV shots in the cars, on the train, going through the woods, climbing --


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