A police inspector more because he loves it than because it’s his job, Lucien Marquet, 35, nicknamed Lulu, spends his nights and days sniffing out clues that might lead to solving cases. Read More »
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Capitaine Conan / Captain Conan (1996) Bertrand Tavernier, Philippe Torreton, Samuel Le Bihan, Bernard Le Coq, Drama, War
Bulgaria near the end of World War I: Conan, warrior and wolf, leads a band of 50 ruthless French fighters who love hand-to-hand combat. Their motto: “We forgot to take prisoners, Captain.” At war’s end, the unit goes to Bucharest, where Conan tries to keep them out of trouble, defends them when they behave as warriors, and finds he’s unsuited for peacetime. His friendship with Norbert, a teacher turned lieutenant, is tested when Norbert accepts a job as court-martial prosecutor because he’s learned that Conan will be facing charges and he wants to protect his friend. When they are sent to the Russian border to fight Bolsheviks, Conan is back in his element and Norbert is off the hook.
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Félix et Lola / Felix and Lola (2001) Patrice Leconte, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Philippe Torreton, Alain Bashung, Drama, Romance
Félix, operator of dodgem cars in a fairground, becomes obsessed by one of his customers, a mysterious young woman named Lola. Félix soon discovers that Lola is running away from her former boyfriend, a singer who continues to taunt her. Lola asks Félix to prove his love for her by murdering a man he does not know…
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