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One (2002)

Cavale (original title)
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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Lucas Belvaux

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Lucas Belvaux

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Lucas Belvaux ... Bruno Le Roux
Catherine Frot ... Jeanne Rivet
Dominique Blanc ... Agnès Manise
Ornella Muti ... Cécile Costes
Gilbert Melki ... Pascal Manise
Patrick Descamps Patrick Descamps ... Jacquillat
Olivier Darimont Olivier Darimont ... Francis
Alexis Tomassian Alexis Tomassian ... Banane
Yves Claessens Yves Claessens ... Freddy
Christine Henkart Christine Henkart ... Madame Guiot
Jean-Henri Roger Jean-Henri Roger ... Neighbor in Burning Apartment
Elie Belvaux Elie Belvaux ... Jeanne's Son
Hervé Livet Hervé Livet ... Jean-Jean
Eric Vassard Eric Vassard ... Henchman
Zirek ... Secret Agent 1
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Storyline

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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Genres:

Thriller | Crime | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some violence, drug use and language | See all certifications »
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Official Sites:

Diaphana Films [France]

Country:

France | Belgium

Language:

French

Release Date:

8 January 2003 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Cavale - Auf der Flucht See more »

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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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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Forms a trilogy along with Three (2002) and Two (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 Two (2002) See more »

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What is terrorism ?
20 January 2003 | by jfurioli_2000See all my reviews

It is when you alone know the truth and the rest of the world is controlled by the enemy. You can trust no one since the enemy corrupts everything. You must use all means since the enemy is so much stronger than you. This film shows you from the terrorist perspective his path out of jail and back to his struggle from 15 years ago. First, you are with him, escaping the police, fleeing, contacting former comrades and then, little by little you get to know the face of his murders. The question is here: how can one justify such acts ? Well, Bruno, the terrorist, cannot. When he starts arguing, he can only repeat over and over the same mantras without confronting the reality under his very own eyes. And then the corollary question: if 15 years later, when the world has changed, a terrorist can resume his fight while he is the only one left, what to expect in a time where many think his cause is just ?


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