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L'Appât (Fresh Bait) (2000)

L'Appât (Fresh Bait) (2000)





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This drama examines three amoral young people living in Paris. 18-year-old Nathalie (Marie Gillain) works in a clothing store and dreams of opening her own boutique in the United States. She shares an apartment with her boyfriend Eric (Olivier Sitruk) and his slow-witted pal Bruno (Bruno Putzulu); she pays the rent while they stay home and watch crime movies on television. All three are looking for a fast and easy way to make some money, so together they devise a plan. Nathalie will hang out in nightclubs, meet prosperous-looking men, and go home with them. Once she's inside their apartments, she'll let in Eric and Bruno, and they'll rob the place of cash and valuables. The plan works well at first, before things go wrong one night and Eric commands Bruno to kill their victim. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi


Marie Gillain
as Nathalie
Jacky Nercessian
as M. Tapiro (Nathalie's Boss)
Alain Sarde
as Philippe
Daniel Russo
as Jean-Pierre
François Berléand
as Inspector Durieux
Isabelle Sadoyan
as Eric's Grandmother
Jeanne Goupil
as Nathalie's Mother
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Critic Reviews for L'Appât (Fresh Bait)

All Critics (2)

far too intent on capturing the minutaie of the trio's crime to make this a compelling movie

July 17, 2005

Lovely Marie Gillain exploits her turn in the spotlight as truly voyeuristic bait. But, the story is mindless, the concept adolescent, the pacing feverishly repetitious.

Full Review… | July 11, 2005
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Audience Reviews for L'Appât (Fresh Bait)

Very violent and unlike most movies didn't like any of the main characters. I thought it was very interesting.

Kim Bangert
Kim Bangert

Based on true events happened in France. Not impressive overall however. Was it really from 1995... didn't look like it at all.


(***): [img]http://images.rottentomatoes.com/images/user/icons/icon14.gif[/img] Not as violent or controversial as I was hoping but this film is well-acted and convincing in its portrayal of these people who rob and murder rich men.


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