Cycle THRILLER AND ACTION: A NEW GENERATION
- Tuesday 23 February - 6:30 pm - Conference Hall
LA FRENCH (THE CONNECTION) by Cédric Jimenez France - 2014 - 2h15min - Polar et action - English Subtitles
with Jean Dujardin, Gilles Lellouche, Céline Sallette, Mélanie Doutey, Benoît Magimel, Guillaume Gouix, Bruno Todeschini, Féodor Atkine
With the support of IFCinéma - Institut français
Marseille. 1975. Pierre Michel, young magistrate Metz came with wife and children, is appointed a judge of crime. He decided to attack the French Connection, mafia organization exporting heroin in the world. Heeding no warnings, Judge Michel from one crusade against Gaetan Zampa, an emblematic figure of the medium and untouchable sponsor.
1970s Marseille is ruled by a brutal drug gang importing morphine from Turkey, transforming it and exporting heroin to New York, called la French and led by Gaetan Zampa, an emblematic figure of the underworld. Former Juvenile Court judge Pierre Michel is transferred to organized crime, but finds out that la French’s crimes are difficult or impossible to prove and that the police unit investigating heroin trade has nothing relevant to report.