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Sauver ou périr (2018)

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This is the story of Franck, a young and dedicated Parisian firefighter, happily married and the father of twin baby girls. Shortly after being promoted to being the leader of his fire crew... See full synopsis »

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Frédéric Tellier

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Pierre Niney ... Franck Pasquier
Anaïs Demoustier ... Cécile Pasquier
Vincent Rottiers ... Martin
Chloé Stefani Chloé Stefani ... Nathalie
Sami Bouajila ... Dr. Almeida
Élisabeth Commelin Élisabeth Commelin ... Michèle Pasquier
Amélie Bénady Amélie Bénady ... Eve
Mostepha Bouabane Mostepha Bouabane ... Caoral-chef Mouss Thouvenot
Calypso Buijtenhuijs ... Première classe Fameaux
Yasin Houicha Yasin Houicha ... Bouchara
Théo Cosset Théo Cosset ... Moati
Yanig Samot Yanig Samot ... Le kiné (as Yannig Samot)
Sébastien Corbel Sébastien Corbel ... Le chef de garde incendie
Loïc Risser Loïc Risser ... Le capitaine centre de secours
Steve Bernard Steve Bernard ... L lieutenant centre de secours
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This is the story of Franck, a young and dedicated Parisian firefighter, happily married and the father of twin baby girls. Shortly after being promoted to being the leader of his fire crew, he and his team face their first big fire in a warehouse in the suburbs. It is a very dangerous blaze, with a number of injured firefighters. While saving one of his colleagues, Franck is severely burned when flaming debris falls on him. He spends the next two years in a hospital, first wrapped like a mummy until slowly the devastation of his face and body become apparent when bandages are removed. No matter how careful the medical staff is, Franck is in agony during a lot of the procedures, such as when he is lowered into an antiseptic bath so that dead flesh can be removed. His wife and parents visit regularly, and he undergoes physical therapy. He is able to walk again, but his throat and lungs were injured in such a way that his voice will never be the same. He sounds like an old man when he ...

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Country:

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Language:

French

Release Date:

28 November 2018 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Through the Fire See more »

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2.39 : 1
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True face of heroisme
12 December 2018 | by searchanddestroy-1See all my reviews

That's not really a movie about firemen, as were BACKDRAFT and LES HOMMES DU FEU, even if it tells the story of a fireman, an ambitious fireman who is suddenly victim, the casulaty of his own duty. It is rather a tale about love and heroisme; and not the kind of heroism, as you may expect to see, in the usual way I mean. It may be a drpressing movie, not for all audiences, but so moving, full of emotion, so deep, so poignant, so close to real life and human nature and behavior. As Mark Twain said: there are two days important in one's life: the day you are born and the day you find out why.


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