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Barbarous Street (1984)

Rue barbare (original title)
Daniel Chetman is tired of the violent neighborhood, and takes on the local gangster Mathias Hagen and his tugs.

Director:

Gilles Béhat

Writers:

Gilles Béhat (adaptation), David Goodis (novel) | 3 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Bernard Giraudeau ... Daniel Chetman, dit 'Chet', un ancien chef de bande qui reprend du service
Christine Boisson ... Emma-la-Rouge, dit 'Manu', membre de la bande à Manu
Jean-Pierre Kalfon ... Paul Chetman, dit 'Rocky Malone', un rocker has been, frère de Chet
Michel Auclair ... Georges Chetman, le père de Chet
Bernard-Pierre Donnadieu ... Mathias Hagen, dit 'Matt', le maître du quartier
Corinne Dacla Corinne Dacla ... Édith Chetman, dite 'Eddie', la femme de Daniel
Nathalie Courval Nathalie Courval ... Carla Chetman, la femme de Paul
Jean-Pierre Sentier Jean-Pierre Sentier ... Yougo, l' associé d'Hagen
Pierre Frag Pierre Frag ... Benvenuto Temporini, dit 'Tempo', le meilleur ami de Chet
Myriam Pisacane Myriam Pisacane ... Tillie, une prostituée obèse (as Myriam Salvodi)
Hakim Ghanem Hakim Ghanem ... Lobo, un jeune loubard
Christian Delangre Christian Delangre
Harry Cleven Harry Cleven
Jean-Claude Dreyfus
Dang Van Bi Dang Van Bi
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Daniel Chetman is tired of the violent neighborhood, and takes on the local gangster Mathias Hagen and his tugs.

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Crime | Drama

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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

4 January 1984 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Barbarous Street See more »

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Color (Eastmancolor)
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Referenced in Zeg 'ns Aaa: Opgeruimd staat netjes (1987) See more »

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Two actors in search of a director.
6 December 2009 | by dbdumonteilSee all my reviews

"Rue Barbare" is all form and no content.On the plus side,it featured two of the best actors of the FRench cinema:Bernard Giraudeau,whose talent is so huge he can play anything from Scola to Ozon and Bernard -Pierre Donnadieu whose resemblance to Gerard Depardieu went against him (he was notable in "L'Homme Qui Voulait Savoir" -remade by the same director in the US with a sweetened screenplay-).

But the screenplay is some kind of French "Mad Max" ,with two losers fighting ,among other things ,for an Asian babe.The cinematography is dazzling with a good use of the color creating a murky atmosphere .Only substance (that is to say a real screenplay) is lacking.Subsequent works by Behat ("Urgence" the awful "dancing machine" ) were even less convincing.


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