The Connection (2014)

7.0 / Rated by 1 people

Action
Biography
Crime
Thriller
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135 min.
Plot  1970s Marseille is ruled by a brutal drug gang importing morphine from Turkey, transforming it into heroin and exporting the product to New York under the gang name ''la French''. The gang, led by the cold-hearted Gaètan ''Tany'' Zampa (Gilles Lellouche), is boosting its income from drug trafficking by doing extortion and robberies. Former Juvenile Court judge Pierre Michel (Jean Dujardin) is transferred to an organized crime unit, but finds out that la French's crimes are difficult or impossible to prove and that the police unit investigating heroin trade under Captain Aimé-Blanc has nothing relevant to report.

Following a tip given by one of Michel's informants, the heroin-addicted teenager Lily, they arrest Charles Peretti, an old Corsican chemist who formerly produced heroin for la French. After he refuses to give information about the gang and its leader, preferring to spend the rest of his life in prison rather than risk his life by collaborating with police, the gang murd...
  

Director(s)

Cast

Jean Dujardin
Pierre Michel
Gilles Lellouche
Gaetan "Tany" Zampa
Céline Sallette
Jacqueline Michel
Mélanie Doutey
Christiane Zampa
Guillaume Gouix
Jose Alvarez
Bruno Todeschini
Le Banquier
Moussa Maaskri
Franky Manzoni
Féodor Atkine
Gaston Defferre
Eric Godon
Zampa's lawyer
Patrick Descamps
The prosecutor

Others

All Titles

La French
French Original Title
The Connection
English Title

Release Dates

United States
15.05.2015
Turkey
17.04.2015

Country

France
Belgium

Language

French

Updates

  Onur rated La French (2014) with 7.0 stars / 21.05.2017



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