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The young police man Vincent is the best in his class, and denies to be recruited to the special forces. But when the corrupt Milo manages to get a grip on him, his life is turned into a living nightmare.

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Fabrice du Welz

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Gérard Lanvin ... Commandant Christian Chavez
Joey Starr ... Milo Cardena
Alice Taglioni ... Capitaine Isabelle Le Franc
Ymanol Perset Ymanol Perset ... Vincent Milès
Simon Abkarian ... Commandant Luc Denard
Antoine Basler Antoine Basler ... Lieutenant Joseph Fleischmann
Jo Prestia ... Marco
Salem Kali ... Mehdi
Michel Ferracci Michel Ferracci ... Michel
Alexandre Brasseur Alexandre Brasseur ... Commandant Martial Ricaud
Philippe Nahon ... Préfet Pradier
Anton Yakovlev Anton Yakovlev ... Carmini
Amr Waked ... Baron
Malek Oudjail Malek Oudjail ... Malek (as M. Oudjail)
Redouane Behache Redouane Behache ... Tarek Derkaoui
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The young police man Vincent is the best in his class, and denies to be recruited to the special forces. But when the corrupt Milo manages to get a grip on him, his life is turned into a living nightmare.

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France | Belgium

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Release Date:

6 August 2014 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Büyük Tuzak See more »

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2.35 : 1
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Wasted potential....
4 July 2018 | by s3276169See all my reviews

This film had almost everything going for it. A good cast, solid idea and the potential for lots and lots of gun play.

Sadly it was let down by some not insubstantial shortfalls in the story including limited character development. There's a real absence of logic in a lot of what takes place story wise with a thin overriding motivation on the part of the bad guys, that does not stand up to scrutiny.

The potential for contemporized Western style gun play is lost too. A great showdown between the key protagonist and his nemesis is watered down and disappoints.

Characters, equally, who look interesting and could have jelled well ,enhancing the story, are either overlooked or killed off too early, to contribute anything meaningful.

This is such a shame but sadly what you are left with is a marginally watchable French cop drama with a flaky story-line and a few underwhelming gun fights. 5/10 from me.


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