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The Prey (2011)

La proie (original title)
R | | Action, Crime, Drama | 7 June 2013 (USA)
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Bank-robber Franck Adrien is serving a prison sentence after robbing a national bank. Before he was caught he managed to hide the money but now it's not just the police who are looking for ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Franck Adrien
... Claire Linné
... Jean-Louis Maurel
... Manuel Carrega
... Christine Maurel
... Lafay
... Lucciani
... Anna Adrien
Lucien Jean-Baptiste ... Alex
Jean-Marie Winling ... Robert Pascaud
Yves Verhoeven ... Brice, le maton
Claire Bouanich ... Mélissa
... Novick
... Manzon
Patrick Steltzer ... Costa
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Bank-robber Franck Adrien is serving a prison sentence after robbing a national bank. Before he was caught he managed to hide the money but now it's not just the police who are looking for the money. His cell-mate is Jean-Louis Maurel, an alleged rapist/child molester who claims his innocence. When the court finds Maurel not guilty, Maurel promises to look after Franck's family when he gets out. But one day, a man called Manuel Carrega tells Franck that Maurel is a suspected serial killer and that Franck's family is in danger. Franck escapes from prison and police officer Claire Linné and her team take up the chase. Written by curtherzstark

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€9,700,000 (estimated)

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$6,310, 9 June 2013, Limited Release

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$6,310, 9 June 2013
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One of the best french thriller I have ever seen
15 February 2012 | by See all my reviews

Don't miss LA PROIE. It's a fast paced action kidnapping thriller as I saw in TAKEN. In fact it is long time ago I gave to a thriller the highest vote. The actor Albert Dupontel was great here. He played the role as the prisoner so credibly and cool that he must get the Oscar. Director Eric Valette convinced me too. Bravo to all the staff. The stunts has been all executed at a very respectable level and without any help of CGI effects. They will take your breath away. There were puzzles to solve and I guessed all the time what will come next. The locations in South of France were pretty. This is how movies should be made nowadays. At the end I was without words there and I still cannot realize that I watched one of the best french thriller ever made. The french film industry created with cable TV companies once more an unforgettable work. And where are you Italian film people? It's long time ago I saw a remarkable movie from my origin country. I think the last one was LA VITA È BELLA with Roberto Benigni. So don't wait and see LA PROIE, you won't be disappointed. This DVD will find a nice place in my best of DVD collection.


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