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Thieves

Rating
6.6
751
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Original title
Les Voleurs
Year
Running time
117 min.
Country
France France
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Screenwriter
Cast
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Genre
Drama. Romance | Family Relationships. Crime. Psychological Drama
Synopsis
In the middle of the night, someone brings Ivan's body home to his wife and his sad-faced, jug-eared son. Through flashbacks, the film discloses the relationships among Ivan and his brother Alex, a cop with a cleanliness fetish; siblings Juliette and Jimmy, Ivan's partners in a seedy nightclub; the love triangle of Alex, Juliette, and Marie, a professor of philosophy; and of Alex and his nephew, Ivan's dour, stoic son. Ivan's death changes every relationship.

In LES VOLEURS, Téchiné deftly explores the Aeschylean territory of the love-in-hate and hate-in-love paradoxes inherent in the family relationships and amorous entanglements. André Téchiné demonstrates his extraordinary talent for filming the subtlest nuances of image and character, and a trenchant fidelity to the paradoxes inherent in the human spirit.
Awards
1996: Cannes Film Festival: Nominated for Palme d'Or (Best Film)
1996: César Awards: Most Promising Actress (Côte). 5 Nominations
1996: Chicago Film Critics Awards: Nominated for Best Foreign Language Film
1996: National Board of Review (NBR): nominated to Top Five Foreing Films.
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User history
Thieves
1996
André Téchiné
6.6
(751)
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