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Ratings & Reviews

  1. Benjamin Dogan's rating of the film The Young Lieutenant

    A slow movie that feels honest, genuine and authentic due to great writing (dialogue and characters in particular) and good acting.

  2. Robert Peters-Gehrke's rating of the film The Young Lieutenant

    This is a very good film, highly recommended. The police in this is not glamorous, no heroes, no action, just gritty scenery, petty bourgeouis characters, human misery, little criminals - and in the middle of all this an all too naive young policeman who becomes the victim of the mercilessly sad reality of modern life and crime. Documentary-style filming, outstanding acting, very humane, very sad.

  3. Katharina's rating of the film The Young Lieutenant

    Tatort-Qualität, nur langsamer

  4. riraru's rating of the film The Young Lieutenant

    Zu meinen Lieblingsgenres gehört der französische Polizeifilm. Dieser hier ist ein hervorragender Vertreter: Realistisch, unverkitscht, packend.

  5. Karen Cormier's rating of the film The Young Lieutenant

    This is a well-done crime drama with an excellent portrayal of a high ranking female cop.

  6. Flaspeneer's rating of the film The Young Lieutenant

    The close observation and stripped-down settings of a '70s auteur film, the sensitivity of a character study and the subtlety of detail of a novel. People who think it's slow watch far too many commercial films. This one is accessible; it could have been shown in theater complexes twenty years ago.

  7. El Biffo's rating of the film The Young Lieutenant

    Along with "Polisse", one of the new wave of very personal French police dramas. Solid and moving. P.S. Watch for all the many movie posters hanging in most of the police offices, see how many you can spot!

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  9. Abby.'s rating of the film The Young Lieutenant

    Slow but very interesting. All of the performances are great, but Nathalie Baye was brilliant.

  10. Scarlet Magenta's rating of the film The Young Lieutenant

    fantastic acting of every actor, mise-en-scene so natural and realistic

  11. Lorna Singh's rating of the film The Young Lieutenant

    A police drama that doesn't rely on movie cliches and background music to move the story along.The action doesn't feel forced but is realistic,almost low key,making this more of a character drama. Made by Hollywood,this film would have had more than 2 scenes of violence,ending with an extended shoot out. Nathalie Baye is simply brilliant,making us admire her character's investigative skills,and role as the boss.

  12. cabral's rating of the film The Young Lieutenant

    On the surface this is as a straight-forward cadet detective story. Deep character development and a crime that lays the foundation for the primary plot is what distinguishes it from others in the genre. At times, elements are introduced and seemingly left unresolved, this continuous shift in character focus slowly becomes the key strategy of the film.