La Balance

  • 1982
  • Movie
  • R
  • Crime

American expatriate director Bob Swaim puts a decidedly Parisian spin on Hollywood gangster conventions. One-time mobster Dede (Philippe Leotard) and prostitute Nicole (Nathalie Baye) play a power game with sleazy cops who are pressuring them to turn snitch. The couple are trying to live quietly on the money she earns from the street, but cop Palouzi (Richard...read more

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01:29 — Acclaimed French account of attempts by Paris police to pressure a hood into becoming an informant. Winner of French Academy Award for Best Picture!

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  • Released: 1982
  • Rating: R
  • Review: American expatriate director Bob Swaim puts a decidedly Parisian spin on Hollywood gangster conventions. One-time mobster Dede (Philippe Leotard) and prostitute Nicole (Nathalie Baye) play a power game with sleazy cops who are pressuring them to turn snitc… (more)

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