L'Appat Movie Review 1994

Information and Film Reviews for L'Appat the Movie

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Deglamourizing, if familiar, look at amoral teens and violence. 18-year-old salesgirl Nathalie (Gillain) supports her unemployed boyfriend Eric (Sitruk) and his dim-bulb buddy Bruno (Putzulu). The guys hang out, watch too many gangster videos, and try to be tough, deciding to get rich by dangling Nathalie as bait. She goes to a man's home (presumably for sex) but Eric and Bruno will break in and rob the mark instead. Plan goes awry when their first victim is killed. What's truly disturbing is the trio's blase attitude that crime is a viable way to obtain money or that anything would happen to them should they be caught. Based on the book by Morgan Sportes, which recounted the 1984 crime. French with subtitles.


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Available on VHS
Running time 117 minutes.
Originally from French.

Cast and Crew

True Crime
Bertrand Tavernier, Colo Tavernier O'Hagan
Marie Gillain, Olivier Sitruk, Bruno Putzulu, Philippe Duclos, Richard Berry
Bertrand Tavernier
Philippe Haim
Rene Cleitman, Frederic Bourboulon


Berlin Intl. Film Fest. 1994: Film.

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