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L'affaire Marcorelle (2000)

François Marcorelle, an investigation magistrate in Chambéry, finds himself in the room of a young Polish girl that he met in a restaurant.


Serge Le Péron


Serge Le Péron
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jean-Pierre Léaud ... François Marcorelle
Irène Jacob ... Agneska
Mathieu Amalric ... Fourcade
Philippe Khorsand ... Georges
Dominique Reymond Dominique Reymond ... Claudie Marcorelle
Hélène Surgère ... Mlle Pingaux
Philippe Morier-Genoud Philippe Morier-Genoud ... Le commissaire de police
Hervé Pierre Hervé Pierre ... Robert Viguier
Marc Betton Marc Betton ... Le procureur Puyricard
Christian Bouillette Christian Bouillette ... Alain Bignon
Jean-Paul Aubert Jean-Paul Aubert ... Le directeur de la prison
Gilles Arbona Gilles Arbona ... Le gardien HLM
Philippe Suner Philippe Suner ... L'inspecteur de police du cinéma
Virginie Brésil Virginie Brésil ... Virginie Marcorelle
Geoffroy Warin Geoffroy Warin ... Nicolas Marcorelle


François Marcorelle, an investigation magistrate in Chambéry, finds himself in the room of a young Polish girl that he met in a restaurant.

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Release Date:

13 September 2000 (France) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Chambéry, Savoie, France

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As this film is set in Chambéry,film critic Mr.Lalit Rao greatly appreciated great philosopher Rousseau's photo in one of the scenes.
4 September 2013 | by FilmCriticLalitRaoSee all my reviews

There is an element of mystery involved in the making of "L'Affaire Marcorelle" directed by Serge Le Péron.He must have thought of directing a thriller film but the end result was completely different. It can be said that contrary to expectations,he has ended up making a comedy film.He takes us into the strange world of criminal justice system where there are judges who would not hesitate to ruin anybody who comes their way.The fans of famous French actor Jean Pierre Léaud would surely enjoy this film as their hero has a remarkable presence in it. Irène Jacob also has an important role in this film as she amazes everybody with her portrayal of an enigmatic whore from Poland.Although she is a french actress,she manages to speak with perfect ease french with an East European accent.A nice tribute to the world of cinema is paid in the form of various scenes of old films from silent cinema era. Although Mathieu Amalric has got a small role,it appears that he has made all efforts to convince viewers to watch this film.This is not really the case as Serge Le Péron's suffers enormously from its characterization as too many characters have been included in a feature film which could have easily controlled their growing influence and numbers.

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