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The Connection

The Connection
  • 2014
  • France/Belgium
  • 135 min
  • 15
  • 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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The Connection

25 May 20153 stars

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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