While Frank Valken makes a fabulous break, a killer squad goes into action and executes all the witnesses. Among the corpses there is that of the magistrate who is investigating the Mad ...
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While Frank Valken makes a fabulous break, a killer squad goes into action and executes all the witnesses. Among the corpses there is that of the magistrate who is investigating the Mad Snipers case. Thirty years later, they seem to be back. Arrested in the act and faced with media pressure, Frank has no choice but to escape to try to prove his innocence.Written by
The Killers S'inspired by'a real fact that n'has never been elucidated in Belgium, the'matter of killers of the Brabant. These criminals have terrorized the country during the years 1980, coldly running their victims during violent and bloody robberies. François Troukens wanted to mix this horrible fact various with'other political intrigues involving the'state and the secret services, S'inspiring for example of the'attack in the railway station of Bologna occurred in 1980. See more »
This is a pure crime flick from Belgium, as was LE FIDELE, another crime film which was released last month. It is partly inspired by actual events that occurred thirty years ago, the Brabant killers. Only partly inspired, not the whole story...Well, you deal here with a powerful action packed crime flick, very inspired from HEAT too, especially heist sequences. But not a HEAT rip-off either. It remains a more than adequate B movie, but too short, as were COLT 45 and BRAQUEURS, also under 85 minutes length features. The tale of a bunch of high scale bank robbers who get set-up in a political affair involving corrupted politicians, minister, shadow underworld who intends to blame the gangsters in the murder of a judge. No lost pace in this accurate, taut crime action film where Olivier Gourmet shines, as usual. I repeat, that's not HEAT but it's fine to watch.
If you follow crime movies since a while, you can remember another one which was released back in 2011, called DE FORCE, also directed by an ex con named Frank Henry, with a story not the same as this one, but the same kind, very dark, bloody, violent and unpredictable, with also female cop involved in an unforeseeable way. Yes there are many similar elements between those two features speaking of armored truck heists and offbeat lead gangster characters.
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