- France / Belgium
- 2h 15min
- Directed by: Cédric Jimenez
- Cast: Jean Dujardin, Gilles Lellouche, Céline Sallette
- Language: Frrench
Pierre Michel (Dujardin) is a driven Marseilles magistrate who sets out with the support of local police to catch drug kingpin 'Tany' Zampa (Lellouche). Despite an eclectic soundtrack of 70s and 80s pop and Djuardin's winning performance, there are no surprises here and it rarely shows the depth to support its challenging length.
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Reviews & features
The Connection25 May 2015
Jean Dujardin fronts a sporadically successful thriller, based on real events
The 1971 release of William Friedkin’s The French Connection, inspired by Robin Moore's non-fiction book, was followed by a decade-long slew of hard-boiled police-versus-drug-dealers cash-ins. Released in France last year as La French, Cédric Jimenez’s…
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