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The Tiger Brigades (2006)

Les brigades du Tigre (original title)
Not Rated | | Action, Adventure, Crime | 12 April 2006 (France)
The film, set in 1912, is about the exploits of France's first motorized police brigade.

Director:

Jérôme Cornuau

Writers:

Claude Desailly (tv series "Les Brigades du Tigre"), Xavier Dorison | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Clovis Cornillac ... Le commissaire Paul Valentin -le chef des brigades mobiles
Diane Kruger ... La princesse Constance Radetsky - la femme anarchiste d'un prince russe
Edouard Baer ... L'inspecteur Pujol - un adjoint de Valentin
Olivier Gourmet ... L'inspecteur Marcel Terrasson -dit Le Colosse, un adjoint de Valentin
Stefano Accorsi ... L'inspecteur stagiaire Achille Bianchi - de la brigade mobile
Jacques Gamblin ... Jules Bonnot - le chef des anarchistes
Thierry Frémont Thierry Frémont ... Piotr - un anarchiste
Léa Drucker ... Léa - une prostituée au grand coeur
Aleksandr Medvedev Aleksandr Medvedev ... Le prince Volkonsky - un plénipotentiaire du Tsar, le mari de Constance (as Alexandre Medvedev)
Gérard Jugnot ... Le commissaire principal Faivre
Didier Flamand Didier Flamand ... Le préfet de police
Philippe Duquesne ... Casimir Cagne - un banquier
Richaud Valls Richaud Valls ... Pelletier
Pierre Berriau Pierre Berriau ... Raymond Caillememin
Marc Robert ... Octave Garnier
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Storyline

In 1907, following a violent crime wave, French President Georges Clémenceau decides to create the first motorized police brigade, soon nicknamed the Tiger's brigades. One of the first missions assigned to chief inspector Paul Valentin and his daring men, inspectors Terrasson,Pujol and trainee inspector Achille Bianchi, is to neutralize Jules Bonnot and his ruthless gang of anarchists ... Written by Guy Bellinger

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Taglines:

Paris. 1912. If you thought it was "La Belle Epoque"....Think again.


Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Details

Official Sites:

Official site [France]

Country:

France

Language:

French | Russian | English

Release Date:

12 April 2006 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

EUR24,400,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$5,065,581
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

DTS | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Based on the hit French television series of the same name. See more »

Goofs

As he flees the blacksmith's, Bonnot shoots at Valentin damaging the windscreen on the car. The number, size and position of these holes in the windscreen changes between shots. See more »

Connections

Remake of The Tiger Brigades (1974) See more »

Soundtracks

La complainte des apaches
Composed by Claude Bolling (1974)
Adapted by Olivier Florio (2005)
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different from American counterpart
13 April 2006 | by zwang-1See all my reviews

I have seen a lot of American special force type film. The french apparently don't agree with their style. Those French guy are not good at shooting, not good at fighting, with no special equipment, no special skills... However, French inspectors are more human liking. They talk and walk like real man. They go around without knowing exactly what they are looking for. But they are more lovely than the US counterparts. They have pride and confidence on themselves and they show it proudly. They even insulted normal police force by their attitude. I had never seen the TV serials on which this film based. The inspectors are cool, the criminals are malicious and strong. The music is great, I just can not forget the rhythm for some time.


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