36 quai des orfevres

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In theaters May 26, 2005
Unrated, 1 hr. 45 min.

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Synopsis: Euro screen legends Gérard Depardieu and Daniel Auteuil star, respectively, as French cops Denis Klein and Leo Vrinks, in Olivier Marchal's tough-as-steel policier 36 Quai des Orfevres. The story unravels at the titular Parisian police headquarters, where Klein (who heads up the department's anti-crime unit) and Vrinks (who manages the "search and action squad") go head-to-head -- competing with one another not only to succeed their boss, but to be the first to solve an ongoing series of
Director: Olivier Marchal
Rated: Unrated
Running Time: 1 hr. 45 min.
Genre: Art House & International, Drama
Theater Release: May 26, 2005

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  • Director and co-writer Marchal creates an extremely intense atmosphere and ensures that things are constantly moving in unexpected directions. More...
  • A gritty and darkly disturbing thriller about cops and thugs. More...
  • Former police officer Olivier Marchal has directed a beautifully acted, shot and scored cop thriller that is a very worthy addition to France's near domination of the genre. More...
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