Colonel (Mon colonel)
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Colonel (Mon colonel)
A man of principle is led down a sinister path in the name of patriotism in this drama co-written by the legendary political filmmaker Costa Gravas. Colonel DuPlan is a powerful but elderly officer in the French military who is found murdered in his flat after appearing on a television talk show in which he roundly criticizes the current French administration. Lt. Galois (Cecile de France) is a police detective who is part of the team investigating DuPlan's murder, and when a package of letters from one of DuPlan's former underlings arrives at the police station, Galois is ordered to… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Instead of delivering a wallop to the gut, The Colonel is too rigidly conceived to be anything more than a polite reminder of man's inhumanity to man."
‑ Robert Koehler, Variety
"Like an expanded version of Sayid's flashback episode of Lost. Only, like, not nearly as interesting."
‑ Jon Popick, Planet Sick-Boy
"Far too muted and reticent for a film about colonial occupation, mass carnage and secret military interrogation and torture, Mon Colonel is nevertheless a well meaning anti-war movie with integrity and conscience."
‑ Prairie Miller, WBAI Web Radio
"full review in Greek"
‑ Joseph Proimakis, Movies for the Masses
More reviews for Colonel (Mon colonel) on Rotten Tomatoes