Les Lyonnais (A Gang Story) (2011)


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The enduring friendship between two notorious criminals is put to the ultimate test in this sprawling crime saga based on the memoirs of gangster Edmond Vidal and directed by Olivier Marchal (MR 73). Edmond Vidal (aka Momon) grew up in an impoverished Gypsy camp. As a result, loyalty, pride, and family were his greatest values. As a child, Vidal established a powerful bond with Serge Suttel when they were arrested for stealing cherries. Years later, Momon and Serge teamed up to form the Gang Des … More

Rating: R (for string violence, language including sexual references, some nudity and brief drug use)
Genre: Drama
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Written By: Olivier Marchal, Edgar Marie
The Weinstein Company


as Serge Suttel

as Christo

as Joan Chavez

as Max Brauner

as Janou Vidal

as Young "Momon"

as Young Serge

as Edmond "Momon" Vidal
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Full Review… | December 27, 2011
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Full Review… | December 1, 2011
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There are just too many moments of déjà vu to truly satisfy.

Full Review… | April 12, 2012
Total Film

A decent thriller with a notable performance from newcomer Dimitri Storoge as the young Momon.

Full Review… | April 6, 2012
Daily Express

There's one code at play here: a hood's gotta do what a hood's gotta do. Unfortunately, we gotta watch him do all of it.

Full Review… | April 5, 2012

Lacking in depth and style.

Full Review… | April 5, 2012
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