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The Mark of the Angels - Miserere (2013)

La marque des anges - Miserere (original title)
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When a truck trafficking children is intercepted in the desert by the army, one of the traffickers is captured. Interpol agent Frank Salek comes to the police station with his partner to ... See full summary »

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Sylvain White

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Laurent Turner (scenario), Sylvain White (collaboration) | 2 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Gérard Depardieu ... Lionel Kasdan
JoeyStarr ... Frank Salek
Rüdiger Vogler ... Franz Hartmann
Héléna Noguerra ... Angela Colson
Marthe Keller ... Laura Bernheim
Thierry Lhermitte ... Vernoux
Kevin Meffre Kevin Meffre ... Naciro (as Kévi Meffre)
Ivan Franek ... Vargos
Gérard Chaillou Gérard Chaillou ... Sarkis
James Gerard James Gerard ... Bill Ward
Joe Sheridan ... Goetz Willhen
Thom Hoffman ... Sean Singleton
Corinne Masiero Corinne Masiero ... Monique Mendez
Mathieu Carrière ... Peter Hansen
Jimmy Jean-Louis ... Puyferrat
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When a truck trafficking children is intercepted in the desert by the army, one of the traffickers is captured. Interpol agent Frank Salek comes to the police station with his partner to interrogate the prisoner. However, the man lures his partner and commits suicide in the toilet. Frank, who is addicted in pills and is haunted by his past, finds three names in the prisoner's cellular that is broken. In France, the President of the International Court Laura Bernheim is chasing the Blackstream Army, an evil organization protected by worldwide authorities. In Paris, the retired and awarded detective Lionel Kasdan, who grieves the loss of his wife, is summoned by the parochial priest since the regent of his choir Goetz Willhen has been found dead in the church. The coroner has found foot steps of children around the corpse with stain of blood. Kasdan decides to conduct his own investigation and finds that Goetz was Chilean. He also discovers that Goetz was homosexual and had an affair ... Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Pere Olivier is shown in Catholic vestments, and makes the sign of the cross in the Catholic manner, but the location is an Orthodox Church. See more »

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Through Tears of Joy
Performed by Orchestra Lunatica
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Evil Does not Retire
21 February 2014 | by claudio_carvalhoSee all my reviews

When a truck trafficking children is intercepted in the desert by the army, one of the traffickers is captured. Interpol agent Frank Salek (Joey Starr) comes to the police station with his partner to interrogate the prisoner. However, the man lures his partner and commits suicide in the toilet. Frank, who is addicted in pills and is haunted by his past, finds three names in the prisoner's cellular that is broken.

In France, the President of the International Court Laura Bernheim (Marthe Keller) is chasing the Blackstream Army, an evil organization protected by worldwide authorities.

In Paris, the retired and awarded detective Lionel Kasdan (Gérard Depardieu), who grieves the loss of his wife, is summoned by the parochial priest since the regent of his choir Goetz Willhen (Joe Sheridan) has been found dead in the church. The coroner has found foot steps of children around the corpse with stain of blood. Kasdan decides to conduct his own investigation and finds that Goetz was Chilean. He also discovers that Goetz was homosexual and had an affair with a young man named Naciro (Kévi Meffre).

When Frank learns that Goetz is one of the men in his list, he travels to Paris and meets Kasdan in the beginning of the most unlikely partnership. Together they discover an evil plan to eliminate Ms. Laura Bernheim.

"La Marque des Anges – Miserere" is another engaging French thriller with a complex story. This movie is underrated in IMDb, maybe because of the complexity of the plot that has many details. There are also clichés do give the necessary dynamics to the plot. It is always a pleasure to see Gérard Depardieu that has the decency to perform a retired detective; therefore he is perfect for the role. This is the first movie that I see with Joey Starr and he has a great performance in the role of a tough and traumatized agent. "La Marque des Anges – Miserere" is not a masterpiece and has flaws, but is above many other thrillers; therefore it deserves a chance to be watched. My vote is seven.

Title (Brazil): "Assassinato Em 4 Atos" ("Murder in 4 Acts")


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Release Date:

26 June 2013 (France) See more »

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EUR15,000,000 (estimated)

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