- 1h 41min
- Directed by: Elie Wajeman
- Cast: Tahar Rahim, Adèle Exarchopoulos, Swann Arlaud
- Language: French
- UK release: 6 November 2015
Paris, 1899: policeman Jean (Rahim) goes undercover to investigate a group of anarchists, convincing their leader Elisée (Arlaud) of his good intentions, but also falling for Elisée's girlfriend Judith. Atmospheric, well-crafted and rather disappointing period piece, with some interesting musical choices but ultimately predictable.
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The Anarchists2 Nov 2015
Moody, sometimes quirky but chiefly predictable tale of Parisian rabble-rousers
There is so much potential in The Anarchists (Les Anarchistes) that it is all the more disappointing when it settles for being a perfectly respectable, well-crafted, slightly dull period piece. You expect emotional fireworks and intense drama from a…
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