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Max leads a good life with Alice and their son Théo; that is until Alice is threatened with death while waiting for a heart transplant. Max promises Théo that he will save Alice, but to ... See full summary »


Alain Desrochers


Benoît Guichard (scenario), Alain Desrochers (idea)

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Guillaume Lemay-Thivierge ... Max
Lucie Laurier ... Morgane
Martin Matte ... Avocat
Raymond Bouchard ... Meg
Myriam Tallard Myriam Tallard ... Alice
Antoine Desrochers ... Theo
Tony Conte ... Gino
Réal Bossé ... Coordonnateur d'organes
Martin-David Peters Martin-David Peters ... Le Vétérinaire (as Martin-David Peters)
Bianca Gervais ... Franfreluche
Gaston Lepage ... Chirugien d'Alice
Jeff Stinco ... Viny
Babu Babu ... Pilote avec l'argent
Alexandre Goyette ... Colosse
Xaxier Malo Xaxier Malo ... Jeune caïd


Max leads a good life with Alice and their son Théo; that is until Alice is threatened with death while waiting for a heart transplant. Max promises Théo that he will save Alice, but to keep his word he must find a heart, and fast. Since time is running out and he must find a solution, Max decides to reconnect with his troubled past. His decision will change his life in ways he could never have imagined. Written by Benoit Guichard

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Action | Drama | Thriller


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Release Date:

23 February 2012 (South Korea) See more »

Also Known As:

Нитро See more »

Filming Locations:

Montréal, Québec, Canada


Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$648,138 (Canada), 29 June 2007
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Cirrus Communications See more »
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Technical Specs


| (Québec)

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


References First Blood (1982) See more »


Written by J.F. Gagnon
Performed by The Dizzy Racers
Courtesy of Road Train entertainment
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Interesting, no more (sans plus)
27 December 2007 | by muaddib-20See all my reviews

Why do I award five stars to this film? Because of what it could have been, yet wasn't. The interesting bits in my opinion, and only somebody who understands Québec French (I do) can say that, are the (I think) peeks at Montréal subcultures the director takes: ordinary building workers, young Québec working class speed freaks, and gangsters (of a type, including what is supposed to be yet another stereotype of Italian mafioso, neither very real, nor very credible). The plot is of course irrelevant, but so it is for zillions of other directors, that hardly matters. The film fails because it is a patchworks of unrelated tiles. There just is no line joining all these fragments, and the lead actor, not bad in itself, does not manage to be the joining factor. This movie therefore splinters into many shards, rather imaginative shards, but broken nonetheless. Director worth watching, as he might learn, methinks.

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