Le Petit lieutenant

Genre:  Drama
Running Time:  110 min.
Release Date: July 28, 2006 (limited)
DVD: April 10, 2007

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Cast: Nathalie Baye, Jalil Lespert, Roschdy Zem, Antoine Chappey, Xavier Beauvois, Jacques Perrin


Antoine is an ambitious young cop from the provinces who joins a plainclothes crime unit in Paris. He spends his days eagerly awaiting his first assignment, drinking with his fellow detectives, and developing an unlikely relationship with his superior, a veteran policewoman with a troubled past.

But when the body of a murdered drifter is found along the Seine, a seemingly routine investigation suddenly turns violent and forever changes all their lives.

Director: Xavier Beauvois
Studio: Métropole Films Distribution
Producer(s): Pascal Caucheteux
Screenplay: Xavier Beauvois, Cédric Anger, Guillaume Bréaud, Jean-Eric Troubat
Official Site: www.cinemaguild.com/lepetitlieutenant/

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