- 127 min
- Directed by: Maiwenn
- Written by: Maiwenn, Emmanuelle Bercot
- Cast: Karin Viard, Joey Starr, Marina Fois
- Language: French/Italian/Romanian/Arabic
- UK release: 15 June 2012
Sprawling ensemble drama about the daily routines of a Child Protection Unit of the Paris police. There are strong performances and writer/director Maiwenn conveys a powerful sense of naturalism – except for her credibility-stretching decision to cast herself as a glamorous civilian photographer who gets involved with a cop.
This film is not currently showing in cinemas.
Reviews & features
Polisse16 May 2012
Sprawling French ensemble drama that veers between compelling and ridiculous
This sprawling ensemble film, which tracks the harrowing daily routines of a Parisian Child Protection Unit, veers wildly between the compelling and the ridiculous. Scripted and directed by Maiwenn, with Emmaneulle Bercot acting as co-writer, it shifts…
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