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The Clearstream Affair (2014)

L'enquête (original title)
Not Rated | | Thriller | 11 February 2015 (France)
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Journalist Denis Robert sparked a storm in the world of European finance by denouncing the murky operations of banking firm Clearstream. His quest to reveal the truth behind a secret world ... See full summary »

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Vincent Garenq

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Vincent Garenq (scenario), Stéphane Cabel (scenario) | 4 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Gilles Lellouche ... Denis Robert
Charles Berling ... Juge Renaud Van Ruymbeke
Laurent Capelluto ... Imah Lahoud
Florence Loiret Caille ... Géraldine Robert
Christian Kmiotek Christian Kmiotek ... Régis Hempel
Grégoire Bonnet ... Laurent Beccaria, l'éditeur
Antoine Gouy Antoine Gouy ... Florian Bourges
Éric Naggar Éric Naggar ... Jean-Louis Gergorin
Gilles Arbona Gilles Arbona ... Général Rondot
Hervé Falloux Hervé Falloux ... Dominique de Villepin
Laurent D'Olce Laurent D'Olce ... Vincent Peillon
Thomas Séraphine Thomas Séraphine ... Arnaud Montebourg
Jean-Pol Brissart ... Procureur Pôle financier
Marie-Christine Orry Marie-Christine Orry ... Greffière Pôle financier
Marc Olinger Marc Olinger ... Ernest Backes
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Journalist Denis Robert sparked a storm in the world of European finance by denouncing the murky operations of banking firm Clearstream. His quest to reveal the truth behind a secret world of shadowy multinational banking puts him in contact with an ever-expanding anti-corruption investigation carried out by Judge Renaud Van Ruymbeke. Their paths will lead them to the heart of a political/financial intrigue named the which will rock the foundations of the Europe and the French government itself. Written by TV

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quite a fight
10 July 2017 | by blanche-2See all my reviews

"The Clearstream Affair" from 2014 is the true story of Denis Robert, played here by Gilles Lellouche, a journalist who persisted in his fight to prove the dishonest practices of the banking firm Clearstream.

Since a lot of politicians and higher-ups are involved, he has a hard time of it, especially since witnesses are too afraid to come forward. But the more he finds out, the worse the scandal becomes, and he finds himself embroiled in dozens of lawsuits for libel.

This is a real David v. Goliath story, and we don't see how it actually ended - that's told in the chirons at the end of the film.

There was an emphasis on Robert's dealing with his family, which I could have done without - the actual story of the invisible bank accounts, the raven list, etc., and betrayal from the inside is interesting in its own right.

I thought this could have been better, though it is a compelling story of corruption at the very top and how hard it is for someone attempting to get at the truth.


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