Le Deuxième Souffle (The Second Wind)
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Le Deuxième Souffle (The Second Wind)
Adapted from the same José Giovanni story that spawned Jean-Pierre Melville's classic 1966 film of the same name, director/screenwriter Alain Corneau's nail-biting thriller stars Daniel Auteuil as iconic French gangster Gustav "Gu" Minda and Monica Bellucci as the smoldering Manouche -- whose love for the notorious criminal knows no bounds. As the 1950s draw to a close, vicious convict Gu stages a daring escape from the prison where he had been serving a life sentence. Though Gu longs to flee from the country with his longtime lover Manouche, he must first complete one last… More

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"katafernei telika otan den aggizei ti geloiotita, na synoreyei monaha me to filmiko aksioperiergo, ena allokoto frankenstainiko sympilima, san ayta poy eblepes me alysida kai kalathaki, sta panigyria tis epohis toy aythentikoy toy"
‑ Joseph Proimakis, Movies for the Masses
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