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Paris Lockdown (2007)

Truands (original title)
Not Rated | | Crime, Thriller | 17 January 2007 (France)
A Parisian criminal gang fall apart after challenges to the gang's leader lessen his influence.

Writers:

Yann Brion (scenario), Frédéric Schoendoerffer (scenario)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Benoît Magimel ... Franck (as Benoit Magimel)
Philippe Caubère Philippe Caubère ... Corti
Béatrice Dalle ... Béatrice (as Beatrice Dalle)
Olivier Marchal ... Jean-Guy
Mehdi Nebbou ... Hicham
Tomer Sisley ... Larbi
Ludovic Schoendoerffer Ludovic Schoendoerffer ... Ricky
Anne Marivin ... Laure
Alain Figlarz ... Mourad
Cyril Lecomte Cyril Lecomte ... Simon
André Peron André Peron ... Ramun (as Andre Peron)
Ichem Saïbi Ichem Saïbi ... Johnny
Christophe Maratier Christophe Maratier ... Marco
Nicky Marbot Nicky Marbot ... Jacky
Olivier Barthélémy Olivier Barthélémy ... Le chauffeur (as Olivier Barthelemy)
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A Parisian criminal gang fall apart after challenges to the gang's leader lessen his influence.

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Taglines:

Take the city. Control it all See more »

Genres:

Crime | Thriller

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Goofs

After 21 minutes, before the shooting, they open the trunk of an Audi A8, to show some narc, by opening it in the middle. On an Audi A8 you have to push the key button in the passenger side light, before the trunks can open. See more »

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Features The 317th Platoon (1965) See more »

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A Lean and Hungry Look
Written by Hugo Coulais and Marianne Faithfull
Performed by Marianne Faithfull and Ulysse
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A Poor Gangster Flick
6 March 2013 | by rstout3526See all my reviews

A French gangster film set in Paris with a very thin plot, lots of blood & gore, little or no character studies or plot lines, violent misogynist sex. I kept watching this and waiting for a plot to emerge. It didn't happen. The film starts with episodes of the various factions or gangs involved. One gang member is imprisoned. From then the film simply becomes a series of killings and murders until few of them are left. Reservoir Dogs it is not. Meserine it is not. Ronin it is not. The screenplay appears merely to be a pastiche of the best and worst of American gangster genre. The characters here are portrayed as cold violent individuals. Some characters have no apparent place within a thin plot - just filling up road kill. All this violent mayhem in a capital city and not a single policeman in sight? I found this film to be without much merit and not one that I would watch again, or indeed recommend.


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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

17 January 2007 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Crime Insiders See more »

Filming Locations:

Dakar, Senegal See more »

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$2,294,286
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2.35 : 1
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