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3.1
110 Ratings

The Connection

La French

Directed by Cédric Jimenez
France, 2014
Drama

Synopsis

A French police magistrate spends years trying to take down one of the country’s most powerful drug rings.

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The Connection Directed by Cédric Jimenez

Awards & Festivals

César Awards

2015 | 2 nominations including: Best Costume Design

Sarasota Film Festival

2015 | Winner: Best in World Cinema (Audience Award)

Lumiere Awards

2015 | Nominee: Best Screenplay

Critics reviews

Fetishizing the tired tokens of the American gangster movie, “The Connection” is a slickly styled, overlong pastiche. Yet its denizens have a retro glamour and the soundtrack a shameless literalness that’s rather endearing. How can you dislike a film that signals a killing with “Bang Bang” and a villain with “The Snake”?
May 14, 2015
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